Snow storm live: YVR flights, B.C. Ferries cancelled as storm picks up
Get out your snow shovel! The B.C. south coast region, including Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, is being hit with its first big winter snowstorm of the season.
Environment Canada has a weather warning in effect due to “significant” snowfall starting late Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday morning. Weather Network meteorologist Tyler Hamilton says Wednesday morning will be “an absolute mess” with large amounts of snow and high winds.
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Dozens of flights out of Vancouver airport and all major B.C. Ferries sailings were cancelled on Tuesday afternoon as snow started falling across the Lower Mainland.