Floods, flocks and fires as big freeze set to stay

A cyclist rides down Ranelagh Drive in Richmond which was briefly flooded due to spring tides leaving parked cars under water
A cyclist rides down Ranelagh Drive in Richmond which was briefly flooded due to spring tides leaving parked cars under water Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
 Eamon McNeill rescues two new born lambs from the snow as thousands of sheep are feared dead in the area
Eamon McNeill rescues two new born lambs from the snow as thousands of sheep are feared dead in the area Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire
Janette Hamilton cooks on a wood burning stove at her home in Southend in Scotland after loosing her power supply
Janette Hamilton cooks on a wood burning stove at her home in Southend in Scotland after loosing her power supply Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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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.