In pictures: Britain shivers in wintry weather

Snow has blanketed parts of the country as forecasters warned of plunging temperatures.

Here are some snapshots of the snowy scenes across the UK:

A horse in Langdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)
A horse in Langdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)
A snow-covered first tee at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles in Perthshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The snow also affected the first tee at the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles in Perthshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A car navigates a snowy road in Langdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)
A car navigates a snowy road - warnings of possible travel disruption have been issued (Danny Lawson/PA)
A farm house blanketed by overnight snow near Langdon Beck in the North Pennines (Danny Lawson/PA)
The Met Office issued yellow warnings for snow and ice across much of Scotland and Northern Ireland (Danny Lawson/PA)
Hens in Langdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)
These hens seemed unruffled by the overnight snow (Danny Lawson/PA)
Sheep stand in a field blanketed by overnight snow at Eggleston, near Barnard Castle in the North Pennines (Danny Lawson/PA)
It was chilly in the fields for these sheep in the North Pennines (Danny Lawson/PA)
A woman in Longdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)
The snow made for a scenic walk in the countryside (Danny Lawson/PA)
A snow-covered garden in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland (Katrine Bussey/PA)
Scotland had its fair share of the white stuff - this snow-covered garden is in Bathgate, West Lothian (Katrine Bussey/PA)
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