With the mercury plummeting below zero this week The Telegraph asked: “How cold is it?”

Brian Ackerson

“Not nearly as cold as it was on Saturday.”

Jeremy Burdett

“So cold that I can’t think.”

Kelly Bulkley

“As cold as ice but I’m not willing to sacrifice my love.”

Robin Davis

“My door was frozen shut this morning and then I spilled water on my pants and it froze, so pretty damn cold.”

Roger Haney

“It’s like being in a meat locker.”