Lake Michigan has formed thousands of ice shards as spring begins to melt the frost caused by a polar vortex.
Flood warnings remain in force across parts of England following heavy downpours over the weekend.
Protective barriers have been erected after heavy rainfall and high river levels in parts of the country.
Weather warnings across the country are due to be lifted as testing conditions make way for a more settled end to the week.
A man has been treated for a head injury after a large oak tree fell in strong winds and crashed onto a house.
The UK is to be battered by strong winds, rain and snow as an area of developing low pressure sweeps across the country.
The Met Office has updated its snow warning to cover more of the north-east.
National Guard troops used special vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive storm that unleashed heavy rain and snow on large parts of the United States.
Strong winds have forced a north-east bus firm to replace a double decker used on a school run with two buses.
The north-east recorded gusts of nearly 60mph as Storm Gareth hit.
Storm Gareth’s strong gales and heavy rain have been causing disruption, with rail and road links across the country affected.
Storm Gareth will continue to sweep across the UK on Wednesday, hitting the morning rush hour as it brings gusts of wind and wintry showers in some areas.
Stormy weather has caused severe travel disruption in Germany, forcing cancellations and delays to rail and air traffic, particularly in the west of the country.
A man narrowly avoided being crushed by falling bricks from a collapsing building during the weekend’s strong winds.
Wintry weather returned to the UK on Sunday, with gales and snow battering parts of the country.
Gales and snow caused disruption and battered parts of Britain as winds of up to 65mph swept through southern parts of England.
The Met Office has issued a snow warning for the north-east.
Parts of Britain are waking up to snow on Sunday as gales are set to batter the country through the day.
Waves crashed over the sea wall at New Brighton, Wirral, as winds picked up on Saturday morning. The Met Office warned wet and windy weather will sweep across Britain next week.
Wintry weather is poised to grip much of Britain, prompting forecasters to issue warnings for snow, ice and wind.
Pope Francis has sent condolences to tornado victims in Alabama and US President Donald Trump will visit on Friday.
Donald Trump has declared a major disaster exists in Alabama after a tornado swept through the state and killed at least 23 people.
Heavy rain and winds are expected to follow in the wake of Storm Freya later this week, forecasters have warned.
Parts of Britain and Ireland have seen gales, heavy rain and snow as Storm Freya hit.
Storm Freya is bringing gales, snow and travel disruption as the Met Office warns that dangerous conditions will continue into Monday.
Every week our archive team pick a selection of their favourite images taken by our photographers over the past few decades – today we feature images of snow at the Lecht
Storm Freya is set to bring strong winds, dangerous conditions and travel disruption to Britain on Sunday after the Met Office announced that last month saw record-breaking temperatures.
One year on from the Beast from the East which saw extreme snowfalls blanket the area, residents around Aberdeenshire have been enjoying record temperatures.
The current month is on course to be the warmest February since records began as record-breaking temperatures start to ease off.
Record-breaking temperatures have put the current month on course to be the warmest February since records began, the Met Office said.