In pictures: Snow Sunday as gales hit many parts of the UK

Wintry weather returned to the UK on Sunday, with gales and snow battering parts of the country.

For many, the weekend whiteout provided a chance to have some fun.

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Spring weather Mar 10th 2019

Hikers in the Peak District, Derbyshire, wrapped up to face the challenging conditions.

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Spring weather Mar 10th 2019
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Police forces reported closed roads due to snow on Sunday morning.

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Meanwhile, animals either enjoyed or endured the whiteout conditions.

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