Russian Deep Freeze: Weaker westerly winds mean fierce gusts are rushing into Britain from Siberia in the North East, bringing freezing weather and snow to our shores for the coming week.
- Temperatures reach -7C overnight as Met Office issues ice warning for most of country
- Commuters battled through snow in Leeds, Newcastle and Lincolnshire
- Four inches blanketed road on higher ground this morning
- Follows a week of transport chaos with airports closing and dramatic car crashes putting police officers and a boy of 11 into hospital