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Last Updated: Friday November 12 2010 13:31 GMT

In pics: Severe weather across the country

Girls soaked by waves in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Looking at the weather the UK's been having, it seems like winter is definitely here. Strong winds in North Ayrshire, Scotland, have been making these huge waves!

A car covered by waves as it drives along in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

The weather has caused transport problems, with some bridges being closed and some planes being diverted to nearby airports and asked to land there instead.

Waves crash onto the road in County Down, Northern Ireland.

In Northern Ireland these cars battled through the water and last night, lots of houses were left without electricity as severe weather wrecked havoc with the power networks.

 Fresh snow in the Lake District in North West England.

It's not just severe winds and rains that have been hitting the country. Here's a snap of early snowfall in the Lake District in the North West of England.

Two sheep standing in the snow in the North Pennines, in the North of England.

These sheep are putting their woolly coats to good use, keeping themselves warm in the snow.

Snow covered dales in the North Pennines, North England.

And here in the North Pennines mountains there's been snowfall too... probably getting everyone into the Christmas mood!