Around 3,300 homes and businesses remained without power overnight in Argyll, Kintyre and on Arran, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has said.
"We continue to have a large number of engineers working on restoring power - over 250 on the Kintyre peninsula and around 150 on Arran", the power company said. "We will be bringing generators into Whiting Bay and Blackwaterfoot on Arran to begin restoring supplies in these areas".
Helicopters will be flying again today to survey lines for further damage and transporting essential equipment to areas still without electricity.
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.