Communities across the UK have been warned to brace themselves for a “mini” Beast from the East this weekend.
It is unacceptable for employers to try and dock the wages of workers who could not travel during last week’s red weather warning, Scotland’s Transport Minister has said.
Here are some of the key statistics from the week’s wintry weather in a fast-developing situation where new highs and lows are being set around the clock:
The Beast from the East has wreaked havoc with Scottish football's calendar this week but it's far from the first time that adverse weather conditions have disrupted matches.
Plunging temperatures have triggered the highest amount of cold weather payments so far this winter.
Jeremy Corbyn took a break from being the leader of the Labour Party to play in the snow outside his office at the Houses of Parliament.
The cold snap has already disrupted train services, forced schools to close and caused airlines to cancel flights. But what sort of consequences could there be for the UK economy?
Britain will be gripped by a potentially lengthy cold snap as sudden stratospheric warming looks poised to cause temperatures to tumble.
Andy Meldrum has a big smile on his face. As the owner and managing director of the Glencoe Mountain Resort, he’s enjoying a busy winter.
Curling skip Kyle Smith vowed to learn lessons after finishing with one win and one defeat in PyeongChang
Great Britain men’s skip Kyle Smith vowed to learn lessons in defeat after his curling rink finished with one win and one defeat from their opening day of competition in PyeongChang.
The snowy winter weather is expected to continue causing problems across the north and north-east throughout the week.
Snow showers are causing disruption on the roads on Sunday morning as forecasters warn of a frosty start to the half-term holidays.
Wintry conditions returned to the north causing snow gates to be closed and one school to shut its doors.
Crowds gathered in the English village of Marsden late on Saturday to watch winter battle spring. The Imbolc fire festival, which dates back thousands of years, celebrates the end of the dark winter days and the return of light.
The coldest week of the winter could be just around the corner, with most of the population likely to see a few flakes of the white stuff.
Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter.
Forecasters have warned that strong winds and blizzards will continue to batter the north-east into next week.
Ramsay Jones: We shovelled, salted and cleared. It was our civic duty. Nobody told us to, it was the obvious thing to do
Winter’s icy grip had its fingers wrapped tightly round much of Scotland last week.
The intense winter pressures being faced by hospitals are likely to continue for several more weeks, the Health Department has warned.
The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, as the number of flu-related deaths so far this winter rose to 120.
The NHS is bracing itself for further strain on services as temperatures plummet and ice warnings are put in place this weekend.
A brutal winter storm has dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain up the south-east seaboard of the United States, delivering snowy conditions some cities had not seen in decades.
The Health Secretary has apologised to patients whose operations could be cancelled as the NHS in England struggles to cope with mounting winter pressures.
There may have been a spell of wintry weather in the UK, but in the US snow is several feet high in places.
The north-east’s flagship hospital has been placed on “code red” after a surge of flu patients stretched NHS Grampian to the limit.
Plunging temperatures are expected to cause more problems for road and air travellers on Thursday as a result of widespread ice.
While the weather has been some of the most severe the region has experienced, the conditions have highlighted the resilience of communities across the north-east.
More than 18,000 homes were left without power at some stage as Storm Caroline raged across the north.
Snow has hit the north of Scotland causing a score of schools to close their doors.
Winter can put a chill on the wallet, with Christmas bills throwing even the most carefully-planned budgets off course and plunging temperatures leaving us whacking up the heating in our homes.
A councillor has been left “incandescent with rage” after his calls for a debate on gritting cuts were frozen out by his colleagues.
Pedestrians and motorists are being urged to take extra care on the roads after a number of serious incidents in recent weeks.