In pics: Storm Fionn brings snow and ice to UK

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Snow and ice have brought treacherous driving conditions to many parts of the UK as Storm Fionn battered the country.

Forecasters also warned winds could reach 70mph across northern England and Wales on Wednesday evening - and potentially could be another named storm.

A gritter in snowy conditions near Snowden Hill in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
A gritter in snowy conditions near Snowden Hill in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
Wintry scenes in Shawlands on the south side of Glasgow (Lucinda Cameron/PA)
Wintry scenes in Shawlands on the south side of Glasgow (Lucinda Cameron/PA)
Winter weather Jan 17th 2018
Motorists are helped in the snow in the Dumfries and Galloway area after snow and ice brought treacherous driving conditions to Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway Virtual Operations Support Team/PA)
Winter weather Jan 17th 2018
A man walks in snowy conditions in Oxspring, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
A member of the public uses their vehicle to tow an ambulance along a snowy road in Halifax, West Yorkshire (Anji Barrett/PA)
A member of the public uses their vehicle to tow an ambulance along a snowy road in Halifax, West Yorkshire (Anji Barrett/PA)
Snow in Co Antrim (Lisa Southgate/PA)
Snow in Co Antrim (Lisa Southgate/PA)
The Pennine hilltops are covered with snow as riders make their way onto the gallops at Middleham Moor near Leyburn (John Giles/PA)
The Pennine hilltops are covered with snow as riders make their way onto the gallops at Middleham Moor near Leyburn (John Giles/PA)