As the weather breaks down, an area of snow looks increasingly likely to spread from the southwest. Winds will strengthen and blizzard conditions are likely, especially over high ground. Accumulations of more than 10-15 cm of snow could well occur quite widely.
Accumulations of more than 10 cm of snow are possible in many parts, with the potential for some severe disruption, though currently there is a good deal of uncertainty about intensity of snow and how quickly it will turn to rain.
You've been sending us pictures of snowy scenes, here is a selection of the best...
After a week of very wintry weather across the region we have been left with some stunning scenes. Here are just a few of them.
Weather pictures: How are our animals coping in the cold and snowy conditions. Here are some of your pictures.