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The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and icy conditions in Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland.
It forecasts accumulations of up to 20cm (8 inches) on higher ground in Scotland.
Snow has started falling the Cairngorms and Highlands of Scotland, the AA reports.
The Met Office has issued yellow snow warnings for the entire northern half of Scotland.
This footage shows the dramatic moment Galloway farmer Stuart Mactier discovered sheep still alive after 11 days buried under a huge snow drift:
Forecasters are predicting the cold weather could last well into April raising fears about the elderly and vulnerable. In Northern Ireland, the helicopters have been out again delivering emergency food supplies to remote farms and communities cut off by deep snow.
From County Down, ITV News Reporter Marc Mallett:
Northern Irish Sheep Farmer James McHenry, who said he was "born to sheep" and has kept the animals his entire life has seen his farmer career will come to an end due to the recent severe weather.
Mr McHenry said, "I realised last night that my farming career is over and I've spoken to other farmers who in something similar and this is it. It's the end of an era. When those sheep in the field are dead, they are irreplaceable."
Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution has said it expects to restore power to the majority of homes that are still cut off in western Scotland.
It said its engineers had "effectively established the equivalent of two new power stations" to provide temporary power, one on Arran and one on the Kintyre peninsula.
It predicts that less than 100 homes on Kintyre and around 350 homes on Arran will remain without power overnight, while the majority should be reconnected by 6pm tonight.