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In pictures: Snowy scenes

A snowy street in Bromley, Kent.

BBC News website readers have sent in their pictures of the snow falling around the UK. A snowy street in Bromley, Kent. Photo: Denis Kondrat

Snow in Crawley (Pic: Lee and Linda Turner)

Lee and Linda Turner took this shot outside their home in Crawley, West Sussex.

Kevin Gilman's snow crystal

Kevin Gilman found this stunning snow crystal on his picnic table in his garden in Llangurig, Powys.

Boy playing in snow (Pic: Andrew Mark)

Andrew Mark from Nottingham: "Our three-year-old enjoys getting out in the first decent snow in ages."

Girl throwing snowball (Pic: Adam Rickets)

Adam Rickets took this picture of his eight-year-old daughter Emily in Cowden, as they built a snowman in their garden.

Snow on field in West Malling, Kent (Pic: Robert Lucas)

Robert Lucas took this shot at West Malling, Kent. "The strong wind was swirling the snow around the farm buildings in the background to some of the pictures."

Snow in Ispwich street (Pic: Daniel Crack)

Daniel Crack, 13, took this picture on Sunday afternoon at Chantry, Ipswich.

Snow falling in playground (Pic: Richard Laker)

Richard Laker took this shot of snow settling on a playground in Rochester, Kent.

A hockey match in the snow

Peter Briggs braved the cold to watch Loughborough Uni 1st XI versus Surbiton 1st XI in Loughborough. The game was stopped for 30 minutes because the lines were not visible.

Lorry jack-knifed in the snow

Road travel has been severely disrupted by the heavy snowfall, with one driver on the M25 reporting he saw several jack-knifed lorries.

Bryan Phillips took this picture while travelling between Martley and Malvern, in Worcestershire.

Bryan Phillips took this picture while travelling between Martley and Malvern, in Worcestershire.

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