Diggers have been ploughing through deep snow drifts to clear country lanes in the Burnley area of Lancashire.
Snow drifts in excess of five metres deep (16ft 4in) have been reported on roads in many areas of northern England.
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.