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Your pictures: Snow in the North

Snow-covered cars in Keighley, West Yorkshire: photo Cara Taylor

An Arctic blast has swept across parts of northern England causing wintry showers. (Photo Cara Taylor)

Snowy scene in Bolton: photo Tom Elms

Up to 4in (10cm) of snow fell in parts of the North West. (Photo Tom Elms)

A snowy farmhouse in Horwich, Bolton: photo Gwynneth Pendlebury

The BBC Weather Centre said the cold snap was expected to continue throughout the week, leading to more snow, ice and fog. (Photo Gwynneth Pendlebury)

Waterfoot in Rossendale: photo Dave Warburton

Snow flurries, which fell in areas including Rossendale, Lancashire, were expected to move south throughout Tuesday. (Photo Dave Warburton)

Snow in Cowpe, Rossendale: photo Barney Brannen

Many hilly areas saw the heaviest snow falls. (Photo Barney Brannen)

Countryside near Blacko, east Lancashire: photo John Williams

Gritters were out on hundreds of roads across England on Monday night to make roads safe. (Photo John Williams)

Ramsbottom: photo Kashif Naqshbandi

But snowfall led to the closure of dozens of schools, including many in east Lancashire and Greater Manchester. (Photo Kashif Naqshbandi)

Panoramic view of Rawtenstall: photo Abi Cadogan

And drivers also faced delays on many routes as snow and ice caused problems on the roads. (Photo Abi Cadogan)

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