Britain is expected to remain in the deep freeze for the coming days with the chances of a white Easter looking ever more likely.
For the thousands of people stranded with no electricity supply, the past few days have been an ordeal. But for the farmers whose livestock have perished under snow drifts, the difficulties may have just begun.
ITV News Correspondent Damon Green reports from Lancashire:
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.
Cold weather can pose a real health risk to older and disabled people, but everyone can gain from preparing their homes for the cold.