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UK weather: Snow continues to hit the UK

Snowfall is continuing to cause disruption in parts of the UK as very cold air sweeps in from Russia.

Some people, though, have found ways to enjoy the freezing conditions.

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Snow and freezing temperatures have caused problems with the roads in some parts of the UK, as seen here near Land’s End

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The Met Office issued a red warning – the highest level – for extreme weather in Scotland

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Glasgow Airport had heavy snow, with flights cancelled around the country

People grit the paths near the Kelpies in Helix Park, FalkirkImage copyright
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Staff have been hard at work clearing pathways, such as here in Helix Park, Falkirk

A view through the falling snow looking down the Croft-an-Righ in Holyrood, EdinburghImage copyright
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In Edinburgh, streets were blanketed in snow

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Heavy snow showers also affected London

General view of Oxford Street as pedestrians and transport attempt to move around

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Pedestrians and transport navigated their way through heavy snowfall at Oxford Circus

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Some coastal areas were hit by snow, including Tynemouth beach

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However, the freezing weather didn’t stop Oli Adams from enjoying a chilly surf in Redcar

People sledging during blizzards in Whitley Bay, North TynesideImage copyright
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Meanwhile, others enjoyed the snowy slopes inland

St Michael's Mount in Cornwall, lies covered in snowImage copyright
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St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall made for a picturesque scene

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The snow-covered dales of Ribble Valley also looked atmospheric

Wildfowl feed on a frozen pond in Dulwich ParkImage copyright
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From Thursday, forecasters predict more snow, gales and sleet

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