Snowfall: already 30 centimeters in Montreal
Snowflakes will continue to whiten the Belle Province over the weekend. Falls are expected in the metropolis and the southern region of Quebec, but it’s mainly the center and the east that will receive a major broadside, as the storm migrates towards the Capitale-Nationale.
In Montreal, already 29 cm of snow has accumulated in the city center since Friday. About an additional five to ten centimeters should spill out.
❄️ Mise-à-jour des accumulations de neige dans le sud du Québec à 7 heures ce matin:
Montréal (Centre-ville) : 29 cm
Mirabel : 20 cm
L'Acadie : 30 cm
Gatineau : 29 cm
Drummondville : 13 cm
Joliette : 23 cm
Un sommaire météorologique complet sera émis vers 11h ce matin.#MeteoQC pic.twitter.com/tsxcqvsxYW
— ECCC Météo Québec (@ECCCMeteoQC) December 17, 2022
On the roads, motorists must deal with unfavorable traffic conditions. Several breakdowns, loss of control of vehicles and exits from the road took place this morning on the axes of the greater metropolitan area.
Road users are urged to exercise caution and adapt their driving.
Prudence cet hiver! Neige, vent et poudrerie : adaptez votre conduite aux conditions hivernales difficiles : https://t.co/jR29nHCbfX.
— Québec 511 (@Qc511_Mtl) December 17, 2022
At Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport, both in terms of departures and arrivals, air traffic remains disrupted and many flights are delayed or cancelled. Due to current weather conditions, the airport urges travelers to check their flight status prior to travel.