Coldest night of the year in Wales

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Image caption The top of Castell Dinas Bran above Llangollen in Denbighshire

Plummeting temperatures overnight resulted in the coldest night of the year being recorded in Wales, with just two more days of 2014 left to run.

Pembrey in Carmarthenshire saw the mercury drop to -6.7C, with similar lows parts of Ceredigion and Powys.

The cold snap is not expected to last as highs of 12C are predicted in Cardiff on New Year's Day.

The clear skies and sunshine have produced some beautiful winter scenes, as walkers round the country recorded.

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Image caption Snowdonia in the early morning sunrise
Image caption It was -5C early on Monday in Libanus, Powys
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Image caption Llangollen was shrouded in fog from this vantage point on the Horseshoe Pass in Denbighshire
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Image caption Ice patterns at dawn in Newport
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Image caption Wintry route along the Coed Talon Way old railway line in Flintshire

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