As snow, ice and freezing temperatures continue to grip the UK, we look at some of the most striking wintry photos from today.
image captionA man takes a photograph of an ice-covered statue in Trafalgar Square, London. The Met Office said it was “bitterly cold” due to Storm Darcy’s strong easterly winds.
image captionA Highland cow in the snow at Hothfield Heathlands nature reserve, near Ashford, Kent. More snow is on the way with yellow warnings in place for parts of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
image captionThe temperature plummeted to its lowest in a decade, with -16.7C recorded in Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands
image captionAn early morning swimmer braves the snow-covered beach at Thorpe Bay, Essex.
image captionSnow covers a field near Castleside in County Durham.
image captionSome Covid-19 vaccination centres that had closed due to the conditions on Monday stayed closed on Tuesday, including this one at Gainsborough Sports and Community Centre in Ipswich.
image captionSnow falls as people walk in Sutton Park in Birmingham.
image captionA man clears snow from his truck in Dalgety Bay, Fife. More heavy snow is expected in Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and surrounding areas of Scotland, where an amber weather warning for snow is in place until 21:00 GMT on Tuesday.
image captionA man sits on a sledge at Thorpe Bay, Essex.
image captionPeople walk through the snow in Victoria Park in Glasgow.