Snowfall closes Halifax schools, prompts police to warn of slippery driving – Halifax

All schools in the Halifax area were closed on Friday when the snow started falling early in the morning.

In a tweet, the Halifax Area Education Center said it was due to “bad weather.”

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“Light snow” and “blizzards” are expected in the city all day Friday, according to Environment Canada.

At 9:30 am, the Japan Meteorological Agency recorded a local temperature of -10 degrees Celsius and a wind chill of -18 degrees Celsius.

There are no warnings or special weather statements from authorities.

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However, Halifax Regional Police warns drivers to “be mindful of everyone on the road.”

“Drivers should drive according to conditions, use turn signals and take extra precautions to be aware of pedestrians and other road users,” the HRP wrote.

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Halifax Transit has placed a fleet of buses and ferries on schedule for the day’s snowfall plan.

a Snow plan route list Available on the city website.

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