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Last Updated: Friday, 27 February, 2004, 22:58 GMT
In pictures: Britain's big chill
Lion cub experiences first snow
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Ten month old Kamali experiences snow for the first time at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire with parents Amy and Mfue.
Bird in snow
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A blue tit feeds on snow covered nuts in Co Antrim, Northern Ireland after snow fell overnight on Thursday.
Snow-covered car
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A motorist sweeps snow from the roof of his car near York as weather forecasters predict the big chill is set to continue .
Daffodils poke through the snow
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Snow covers the early spring display of daffodils in York.
Sheep in the snow
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Sheep try to keep warm in Co Antrim, Ulster, following heavy snow fall.
White tiger and a snowman
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Chandi, a white tiger plays with a snowman built by keepers in her enclosure at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire.
Tigers play with snowman
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Chandi is joined in the game by Bengal tiger Kuddu.
Man walks in snow
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People are being warned to take extra care on untreated roads as the chill sets in.
Young girl plays in snow
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Twelve-year-old Natasha McClintock has no such worries as she makes the most of the weather in Northern Ireland.
Lion sleeps in snow
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A brave robin grabs the chance to take a closer look at a sleeping lion in Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire.
Man pushes pram in snow
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A man struggles to push a pram uphill in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Father and daughter go sledging
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Abbie McClintock, 18 months, gets her first taste of snow in Ballymena.


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