Snowfall in Nanaimo creating slippery roads, causing flight disruptions

No snowfall warning in effect, but snow forecasted to intensify

Another snowfall is inconveniencing Nanaimo today.

Environment Canada removed its snowfall warning this morning, but posted on social media at 9 a.m. that “snow has started in earnest over Texada Island, Nanaimo and parts of Metro Vancouver this morning. The snow will increase in intensity throughout the day.”

RELATED: More snow forecast to fall Friday on Vancouver Island

City of Nanaimo plows are out this morning.

“Please use caution Nanaimo on side streets, some will be icy this a.m., crews will be salting residential areas today,” the city posted on social media.

Drive B.C. reports “slippery sections” of highway between Nanaimo and Parksville.

Nanaimo Airport sent out an advisory for passengers to check with their air carriers, as there are some flight disruptions, and Harbour Air seaplanes has cancelled all flights up until noon.



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