Most of Nova Scotia hit with freezing rain on Sunday

Nova Scotia endured messy weather in the form of freezing rain and ice pellets on Sunday.

As of 4 p.m., Environment Canada still had most of the province under a freezing rain warning.

"Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous," according to the national weather service.

Flights were affected at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport with many delays and cancellations.The JA Douglas McCurdy Airport in Sydney advised people to check with their airlines.

Air Canada, WestJet and Porter issued travel advisories on Sunday. Maritime Bus also issued a number of cancellations for Sunday.

Some areas anticipated high winds in the afternoon with gusts reaching 80 km/h. 

The temperature remained above freezing in southwestern parts of the province throughout Sunday, but it was due to get much colder overnight. 

Associated Press

Snow was expected in parts of Cape Breton.

As of 4 p.m. on Sunday, there were snowfall warnings in effect in Victoria County and Inverness County north of Mabou.

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