Watch a video: Snow brings disruption to area

The snowfall saw up to eight inches fall across the area causing disruption with schools forced to close on Friday and road travel made very difficult into the weekend.

Main roads were open again by Sunday, but many minor roads were still icy on Monday.

Ripley spring snow.

Ripley spring snow.

Nationally, thousands of homes remain without power in Scotland and Northern Ireland after snow and strong winds damaged cables.

The Met Office has issued a weather alert that lasts until Friday.