Snow began falling in parts of southern England this evening, prompting fears of ice and disruption in the Monday morning rush hour.
There was expected to be a covering of up to 6 cms (2.4 ins) in some areas. The falls are expected to stop by tomorrow morning, but the accumulations could cause disruption for commuters.
More light flurries are predicted for tomorrow and Tuesday, after which the week is expected to turn milder.
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Severe weather warnings have been issued as up to 60mm of rain is set to fall within just a few hours in some parts.
Tuesday: A cloudy, cool and dull day with outbreaks of heavy rain becoming lighter and patchier.