In pictures: Snowfall across the UK

Snowfall is bringing disruption to commuters across parts of the UK and has shut schools, blocked roads and led to several rail services being suspended.

Here are a selection of wintry scenes from around the UK.

Image copyright Colin Cadden
Image caption The heaviest snowfall has been in Scotland, and resident Colin Cadden took this picture from his house in Aviemore
Image copyright Lee Gibson
Image caption But there has also been snow in many parts of England. In Shropshire, it has forced two schools to close, and Lee Gibson took this shot of his dogs walking on the Long Mynd
Image copyright Jason Famer
Image caption The snow also made for a picturesque shot of the open landscape of Exmoor, this one was taken by resident James Famer
Image caption The inclement weather has caused multiple problems on the roads, and lorries were pictured crawling along the A9 in Perthshire
Image caption A car careered off the road in Midlothian in Scotland
Image copyright PA
Image caption The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind - meaning be aware - in County Durham. This picture was taken in Killhope
Image caption There have been more than 100 school closures in Northern Ireland - this was the scene from the Glenshane Pass
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Image caption Severe weather conditions have also battered parts of Wales with 24 homes struck by a tornado in Haverfordwest. This picture was taken in Defynnog in Powys, Wales.

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