Hundreds of people in the West of Scotland are facing a sixth day without power.
In Kintyre, 925 homes remained cut off overnight, and 725 in Argyll, Scottish and Southern Energy said.
On Friday 18,000 properties were plunged into darkness, when areas were badly affected by severe weather.
Heavy sheets of ice and snow toppled two transmission pylons, causing mass power cuts.
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.