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Last Updated: Wednesday January 13 2010 16:17 GMT

More snow brings more chaos to UK

Dog and snowman

Just when it looked like things were warming up in parts of UK, fresh snow other areas, bringing with it fresh problems for schools and transport.

Up to 10cm of the white stuff fell on Tuesday night, and warnings are in place for heavy snow in much of England and Wales.

More than a thousand schools have been shut, and some pupils taking exams had tough journeys to get to them.

Travelling is tricky, with ice causing delays to road and rail.

Hundreds of motorists were stuck on roads in Devon overnight, caught out when the snow hit.

Airports have seen delays too, with runways closed and flights cancelled.

The problems getting around the country aren't likely to get better quickly, as councils are running low on the grit they need to keep roads clear.