Heavy snow descends upon England

Snow and ice is continuing to cause disruption to some parts of the UK with more snow forecast for the South West tonight. Photo illustration by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Snow and ice is continuing to cause disruption to some parts of the UK with more snow forecast for the South West tonight. Photo illustration by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
People make their way across Tesco's supermarket car park as more snow falls in Shepton Mallet in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

People make their way across Tesco's supermarket car park as more snow falls in Shepton Mallet in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A tractor clears Snow covering a road besides fields near to Simonsbath in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A tractor clears Snow covering a road besides fields near to Simonsbath in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow covers fields near to Simonsbath in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow covers fields near to Simonsbath in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A van drives along a road as snow falls in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A van drives along a road as snow falls in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Residents clear snow on a road near Holcombe on January 22, 2013 in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Residents clear snow on a road near Holcombe on January 22, 2013 in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow falls in Exford in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow falls in Exford in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow falls in Exford in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow falls in Exford in Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow covers fields near to Simonsbath at Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow covers fields near to Simonsbath at Exmoor, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls on January 22, 2013 near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls on January 22, 2013 near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

People make their way across Tesco's supermarket car park as more snow falls in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

People make their way across Tesco's supermarket car park as more snow falls in Somerset, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Vehicles make their way around Junction 26 of the M4 motorway as snow falls near Wellington, England. Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Snow and ice is continuing to cause disruption to some parts of the UK with more snow forecast for the South West.

The heavy snow has effected transport services including those bringing fresh food supplies, which are running low in many supermarkets.