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Big freeze 'for another month'

The Met Office has warned the freezing weather could last until the end of April, suggesting that temperatures are unlikely to recover to normal averages until the latter part of next month. Hundreds are facing a sixth day without power in Scotland.

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Chinooks help reach stranded farmers

They are normally used to supply and support the military, but today RAF Chinooks took to the skies to ferry food to animals stranded in the snow.

The helicopters dropped their emergency supplies across rural parts of Northern Ireland hardest hit by blizzards.

ITV News reporter Marc Mallet watched the Chinooks on their mission of mercy:

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