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Snowfall across England: In Pictures

Snowy fields in Longnor, Staffordshire Image copyright Peter Steggles
Image caption The snow seems to stretch for miles across the fields of Longnor, Staffordshire

Snow has fallen across several parts of England overnight, leading to school closures and traffic disruption.

The Met Office has yellow "be aware" warnings in place for snow and ice in parts of northern and western England.

Forecasters said snow showers were likely to become more widespread throughout the day.

In Telford, Shropshire, the council has warned of very slow traffic, with cars on a large number of roads travelling at 10mph or less.

A lorry carrying animal feed overturned on a steep hill in North Yorkshire, causing the road to be closed.

Lorry overturns Image copyright Paddy Chambers
Image caption A HGV carrying animal feed overturned on a steep road in Rosedale Abbey in the North York Moors

A webcam in the highest village in England, Flash in Staffordshire, is keeping the locals updated on the outlook.

Webcam at Flash Bar Stores Image copyright Flash Bar stores
Image caption The webcam at Flash Bar Stores in Staffordshire on the A537 the Cat and Fiddle captured this snowy scene

The BBC Weather Watchers site has received hundreds of snow pictures from across England.

Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire Image copyright Provincialite
Image caption Weather Watcher Provincialite was stationed in the right spot to get this shot of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire
Kings Heath Park, Birmingham
Image caption One of the Magical Lantern Festival show attractions in Kings Heath Park, Birmingham, stands out in the snow
Ice patterns Image copyright Scrappy
Image caption It looks like it could be a piece of art, but it's actually the ice on a car windscreen shot by Weather Watcher Scrappy in Kegworth, Leicestershire
Birds feeding in snow in Warwickshire Image copyright outwiththedog
Image caption Birds were undeterred by the snow and tucked into their breakfast in Wishaw in Warwickshire
Snowplough Image copyright Isle of Man government
Image caption Not England - but the Isle of Man which is suffering its worst snow in years
A snowman in Cotteridge Park, Birmingham
Image caption A rather frosty-looking figure was spotted in Cotteridge Park, Birmingham
Heavy snow in No Man's Heath Image copyright Osmunda
Image caption Whiteout conditions in No Man's Heath, Cheshire
Snow in Redditch, Worcestershire Image copyright Wild-e-pics
Image caption The snow seems to have settled in Redditch, Worcestershire

Cold temperatures are set to remain well into next week, with predictions that Sunday could see further heavy snow showers.

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