Heavy snow across much of the UK
Heavy snow has fallen in many parts of the UK, forcing schools to close and causing travel chaos.
In Scotland there are treacherous conditions on roads in the Highlands and in the north east of the country.
Up to a foot of snow fell in some areas of Wales and speed restrictions were implemented on the M4.
Meanwhile, Northern Ireland had its worst snowfall in 25 years according to meteorologists.
17 Dec 2010
- From the section UK