It's a little unusual to get some snow in May - but it's not unheard of. But it can also snow in summer!
The wintry conditions are now expected to last well into April with this month on track to become the coldest March since 1962.
A group of students from Wolverhampton who were stranded in extreme snow in Scotland for more than three days tell their story of survival.
North Wales Police say that most roads in the area are now passable, but some of the estates in Wrexham, Flintshire and Denbighshire remain impassable as do the roads to the remote rural properties.
Chief Inspector Dave Roome of North Wales Police has asked people to 'consider their neighbours' during the cold spell.
– Alistair Read, North Wales Mountain Rescue Association
There are some isolated pockets and we are advising people to plan ahead given the forecast. People should conserve food and look at energy supplies, we would ask people to make an assessment of their vulnerability and preparedness due to the uncertainty of the weather.
Around 3,300 homes and businesses remained without power overnight in Argyll, Kintyre and on Arran, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has said.
"We continue to have a large number of engineers working on restoring power - over 250 on the Kintyre peninsula and around 150 on Arran", the power company said. "We will be bringing generators into Whiting Bay and Blackwaterfoot on Arran to begin restoring supplies in these areas".
Helicopters will be flying again today to survey lines for further damage and transporting essential equipment to areas still without electricity.
Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) has released video footage of its emergency teams struggling in deep snow to restore power to thousands of homes.
"NIE emergency crews worked round the clock since Friday morning responding to network faults caused by prolonged blizzards", the electricity company said.
The firm thanked its customers for "all your patience" during its power restoration efforts over the weekend.
Over 140,000 customers have been affected by the severe weather since it began Thursday night, and around 50 properties remain without power, NIE added.
A wildlife park in Galloway is making an emergency appeal for help after many of their enclosures collapsed under the weight of snow.
The Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park, near Kirkcudbright, has had to close as all footpaths are either covered in snow or ice.
The park owners are appealing for volunteers who can help them clear up the mess and repair the damage to enclosures.
All animals including a lynx, meerkats, red pandas, wallabies and various birds are thought to be safe and well.
An RAF Chinook helicopter has been called to Northern Ireland to assist with an emergency operation to reach farms and families cut off by huge snow drifts.
It is due to refuel at Aldergrove, near Belfast, this afternoon and then begin airlifting fodder and provisions to the Glens of Antrim where thousands of livestock are feared to have died.
A Ministry of Defence spokesman said, "The MoD can confirm that we have received a request from the Northern Ireland Executive to help deliver animal feed to farms severely affected by the recent snow".
"We are working with the NIE to see what support can be provided and a Chinook helicopter is being deployed to Northern Ireland this morning as part of this support”, he added.
A senior official with the Department of Agriculture will be on board the Chinook to identify areas worst affected by the snow and freezing temperatures.
Farmers said the conditions, especially in the Glens, are the worst in living memory.
Around 2,500 people lost power yesterday and early this morning after a section of overhead power cables came down in the Wymondham and Long Stratton area.
UK Power Networks are still working to repair power supplies to 511 customers in the Silfield area.
The cables came down around 4.20am today but yesterday in Long Stratton another cable fault caused more problems including cuts and flickering lights.
UK Power Networks say this damaged another cable on the network supplying villages in the Wymondham area. Engineers are currently out in Norfolk trying to fix the problems.
Sinn Fein has asked the British Army to help deal with the aftermath of heavy snow in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland's Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill has called for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to use its helicopters for food drops to cattle and sheep stranded in the worst affected remote areas.
Estimates suggest up to 10,000 animals have been buried beneath snow drifts that have reached up to 18 feet high in parts of Counties Antrim and Down.
"What we have done is we have asked the MoD to provide a helicopter because there was no helicopter available anywhere on this island that would be capable of taking the feed up and distributing it," Ms O'Neill said.
"They have agreed to come in and there were talks late into the night last night to make sure everything was ready to go", she continued. "Anything that helps get food and aid out on the ground then that is what we need to do".
The Met Office has "yellow" weather warnings of snow and ice still in place for much of eastern Scotland and northeastern England, with warnings of snow for the East Midlands and Yorkshire.
In Northern Ireland, Counties Antrim, Armagh and Down have warnings of ice for both today and tomorrow.
The Met Office's yellow weather warning advises the public to "be aware" of hazardous weather conditions.
The highest warning - red - urges people to "take action".
Drifting snow is preventing rescue teams getting to the more remote parts of the country, farmers in Northern Ireland say they expect 'catastrophic' losses of livestock.
Hill farmer Sean Scullion has 40 sheep unaccounted for, speaking to Daybreak he said: "This is a disaster area, this has been a disaster zone for the past three days".
As parts of North Wales enter a fifth day of snow, tourism businesses are bracing themselves for a poor start to the season. The industry is worth £4.2bn per year to the Welsh economy.
The cold snap looks set to continue into the weekend, which is normally seen as the start of the tourism season.
In Tenby, tourists are wrapping up against the unseasonably cold weather: