Motorists have been warned to expect difficult driving conditions as icy weather continues to grip the UK.
The Met Office has issued yellow 'be aware' warnings for ice across the entire country and snow across the Midlands, northern England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
With temperatures remaining low overnight, forecasters have warned that ice is likely to form on untreated road surfaces and more snow is expected on high ground, especially across Scotland.
Strong winds of up to 60mph are predicted in north-west Scotland, meaning blizzard conditions are likely, experts say.
There is the potential for disruption throughout this period due to the accumulating snow and ice but also with temporary blizzard conditions leading to very difficult driving conditions."
The Met Office said sleet and snow showers would affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland today, with snow falling to lower levels and extending further south through the day.
Snow showers and sleet expected to affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, with snow extending further south.
The first heavy snow of the season has fallen in northern parts of the UK causing some delays at airports and traffic problems on the roads.
Sub zero temperatures have caused havoc across the country this week. But for some the colder it gets, the better.