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In pics: Storm Fionn brings snow and ice to UK

Forecasters also warned winds could reach 70mph across northern England and Wales on Wednesday evening.

Snow and ice have brought treacherous driving conditions to many parts of the UK as Storm Fionn battered the country.

Forecasters also warned winds could reach 70mph across northern England and Wales on Wednesday evening – and potentially could be another named storm.

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A gritter in snowy conditions near Snowden Hill in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Wintry scenes in Shawlands on the south side of Glasgow (Lucinda Cameron/PA)
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Winter weather Jan 17th 2018
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Winter weather Jan 17th 2018
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A member of the public uses their vehicle to tow an ambulance along a snowy road in Halifax, West Yorkshire (Anji Barrett/PA)
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Snow in Co Antrim (Lisa Southgate/PA)
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The Pennine hilltops are covered with snow as riders make their way onto the gallops at Middleham Moor near Leyburn (John Giles/PA)
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Drivers help to push a vehicle back on the road after heavy snow made road conditions difficult in Midlothian near Edinburgh (David Cheskin/PA)
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Snow blankets the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh (David Cheskin/PA)
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Snow blankets the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh (David Cheskin/PA)
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A farmer feeding sheep in heavy snow near Hawes, North Yorkshire (John Giles/PA)

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