Parts of Scotland and northern England have been blanketed with snow as the Met Office issued a yellow "be aware" warning.

Drivers were advised to take care as the "first notable north-westerly blast of the year" hit Britain. A woman died when her car collided with an ambulance in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Another weather warning is in place for Wednesday 10 December, as severe gales are expected to lash the country. The Met Office is predicting gusts of up to 80mph and warns of "significant disruption" due to falling trees. There could also be problems with travel and power supplies.