In Pictures: UK shivers amid snow and ice

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Heavy snow and ice have brought disruption to parts of the UK.

The Met Office has issued severe amber snow warnings for London and south-east England, with around 5cm-10cm set to fall in these areas, reaching up to 30cm in the worst affected regions.

Here is a snapshot of the snowy scenes across the UK.

Abandoned cars in a snow-filled ditch in Needham Market, Suffolk
Abandoned cars in a snow-filled ditch in Needham Market, Suffolk (Joe Giddens/PA)
A snowplough clears the road through Barham, near Ipswich
A ‘Father Gritmas’ snowplough clears the road through Barham, Suffolk (Joe Giddens/PA)
Richard Squirrell uses a quad bike to give his granddaughter Florence a ride in the snow in Wattisham in Suffolk
Richard Squirrell uses a quad bike to give his granddaughter Florence a ride in the snow in Wattisham in Suffolk (Joe Giddens/PA)
People take pictures from Pelaw Wood of a snow-covered Durham Cathedral
People take pictures from Pelaw Wood of a snow-covered Durham Cathedral (Owen Humphreys/PA)
People walking through the snow at Pelaw Wood in Durham
Walking through the snow at Pelaw Wood in Durham (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Sheep on snow drifts in Teesdale in the Durham Dales
Sheep on snow drifts in Teesdale in the Durham Dales (Owen Humphreys/PA)
A cyclist makes his way through snow in Barham, near Ipswich
A cyclist makes his way through snow in Barham, near Ipswich (Joe Giddens/PA)
A staff member uses a vehicle to clear snow on a pathway at the Kelpies, near Falkirk in Scotland
A staff member uses a vehicle to clear snow on a pathway at the Kelpies, near Falkirk in Scotland (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Palm trees on the snow-covered seafront at Southend-on-Sea in Essex
Palm trees on the snow-covered seafront at Southend-on-Sea in Essex (Yui Mok/PA)
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It wasn’t the weather for ice cream, in Southend-on-Sea (Yui Mok/PA)
Snowy scenes from Farthing Common in Kent
Snowy scenes from Farthing Common in Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)
Sledging fun on Primrose Hill in London
Sledging fun on Primrose Hill in London (Aaron Chown/PA)
Ornamental dogs dressed for the snow in Minster, Kent
Ornamental dogs dressed for the snow in Minster, Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)
A pelican watches the snow fall in St James’s Park, London
A pelican watches the snow fall in St James’s Park, London (Jonathan Brady/PA)
People enjoy the snow at Christchurch Park in Ipswich
People enjoy the snow at Christchurch Park in Ipswich (Joe Giddens/PA)