The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

1. A caravan carrying a bicycle at the rear is covered in snow in Duesseldorf, western Germany

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

2. Tables and chairs are covered in snow outside a restaurant at the Rhine Promenade in Duesseldorf, western Germany

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

3. A car lies overturned in a ditch after skidding off the road in Haslach im Kinzigtal, southwestern Germany

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

4. Icicles hang from a roof on top of the Wasserkuppe, the highest peak in the Rhön Mountains in Germany

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

5. Telegraph reader Leasyl Kavanagh writes: My husband Martin took this using his mobile phone camera down on the Oslo Fjordin Norway.

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

6. Emergency service workers load a car onto a tow truck after an accident between Moutiers and Albertville.

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

7. Snow-covered trees surround the Vesle river in Reims, northeastern France

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

8. A sign warns motorists to use chains on their tyres as heavy snow falls between Moutiers and Albertville, eastern France

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

9. An aerial view of the snow-covered Berlin Brandenburg Willy-Brandt-Airport at Schoenefeld

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain

10. Planes sit on the tarmac at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam, where a quarter of flights to European destinations were cancelled

The Beast from the East dumps snow on Europe and is heading for Britain