2 December 2010
Last updated at 13:35
One of the coldest starts to December in more than 20 years has caused chaos across the UK. BBC News website readers share their snow pictures. Jennie McKenzie's children look out on to the blanket of snow in their garden in Clarkston, Glasgow.
James Trosh captured a very snowy night at Winton High Street in Bournemouth.
Estelle Zerubia: "A picture of a bus accident in Woolwich Arsenal in south east London at 0100 on Thursday morning."
Thomas Butterfield took this picture from a level crossing at Reigate train station in the early morning as the snow started to get heavier.
Lucy Bartholomew says this postbox in Crawley, West Sussex reminds her of a Christmas card.
The Winter's Tale in Worthing, West Sussex at 0530, Thursday. Photo: James Langiewicz
A warm welcome on a snowy Thursday morning in Streatham, London. Photo: Roger Stewart
James Morrison took this picture of a number 119 bus which had skidded across Bourne Vale into a wall in Hayes, Kent.
Nick McGarey was also at the scene and took this picture of the bus in Hayes, Kent, shortly after it crashed.
Malcolm Drew, in Shoreham, Kent, measured 22in (56cm) of snow on Thursday morning, and it was still snowing.
There is snow in all directions in Portsmouth. Photo: Martin Jedrysiak.
Abi Pavey took her teddy bears, Snowy and Lilo, out in her garden in Aldershot, Hampshire, to make a mini snowman. Abi said: "There are so many sad stories, I just wanted to share the fun!"
Georgia, Matthew and Courtney West built this enormous snowman in Sheffield.
David John Paylor was walking to work in Mapplewell, Barnsley when he saw these sheep in the snow. He said: "I normally don't see this when I whizz past in my car, but this morning I got to see it!"
Photo taken by Gary Baker of his neighbours' house in Weymouth, Dorset covered in Christmas decorations and snow.
Franc, a 10-month-old Pug, wasn't sure about the 8in (20cm) of snow in his garden in Hove, East Sussex. Photo taken by his owner, Katie Hellett. Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. For terms and conditions go to www.bbc.co.uk/terms