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Snow and floods cause problems across the UK
22 March 2013
Last updated at 09:25
Farmers are struggling as heavy snowfall threatens the lives of their of animals - including newborn lambs.
Farmers are struggling as heavy snowfall threatens the lives of their of animals - including newborn lambs. Here a lamb follows its mother through the snow in a field in Northop, North Wales.
Severe weather over the weekend left thousands of homes across the UK without power. Some households in Northern Ireland were warned it could be several days before their supplies were reconnected. Here, tractors clear snow in the village of Cargan Glens of County Antrim.
Newsbeat listener Katy Ferrari sent this photo of her dogs Nemo and Piglet in the snow in Derbyshire.
Heavy snow started to cause disruption to transport and schools across the UK on Friday. People waking up in Sheffield were greeted with heavy snow.
Cows huddle together in a field near Sheffield following heavy snowfall. More than 1,000 schools around the UK have been closed and roads in some areas are blocked.
This was the scene at the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton. The coldest March on record was back in 1962 with a mean temperature of 1.9C. Even with the snow, that will not be beaten this year.
Here's a picture from a Newsbeat listener - it's Lianne's back garden in Liverpool. Roads in northern Wales, the Midlands into the Pennines, southern Scotland and Northern Ireland have been worst affected. But there's been flooding in the south west of England too - homes have been damaged.
Here are some snow covered daffodils in Gateacre village, Liverpool.
Anne-Marie Smith in Shropshire tweeted this photo @BBCNEWSBEAT. She said: "View from the door this morning, no power either." Also, in Northern Ireland, 40,000 homes and businesses lost electricity supplies after storm force winds and snow caused problems.
This bus got into trouble near Killearn, Glasgow. Driving conditions in parts of Scotland remain extremely hazardous. Pic: Heather Stewart.
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