PHOTOS: B.C. digs out again after snow causes power, travel issues

PHOTOS: B.C. digs out again after snow causes power, travel issues

Mother Nature hasn't been particularly kind to folks on B.C.'s South Coast in recent days, giving a healthy dose of snow on the weekend and again on Tuesday, resulting in more headaches on the roads, numerous travel disruptions and widespread power outages.

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Monday evening saw bands of heavier snow swept across Vancouver Island from an upper trough in the southwest. Then, a low-pressure system crossed into the Interior of B.C. on Tuesday morning, initiating more rounds of localized snowfall due to the cold air mass in place.

The end result was numerous several dozen flights delayed or cancelled at Vancouver International Airport as the snow hampered visibility and crews' ability to de-ice planes, according to CBC News.


As well, major bridges going in and out of North Vancouver quickly backed up as drivers had difficulties with traction on the hills, and SkyTrains were sluggish as crews had to clear ice and snow from doors by hand.

On top of the travel complications, there were power outages. As of Tuesday afternoon, there are close to 10,000 people currently without power on the South Coast, according to BC Hydro.

The Lower Mainland came into the mix with periods of heavy snowfall throughout Monday evening and overnight. Through Tuesday morning, it was still be pretty heavy, locally. As of Tuesday afternoon, amounts varied, ranging from 6 cm in Squamish to 23 cm in Abbotsford.

Well, there will be more snow for the higher elevations. A front rolls down the coast Wednesday overnight, bringing wet snow across higher terrain. Snowfall amounts could approach 10 cm, with the emphasis being on locations above 200 metres in elevation.

Below is a selection of visuals from the latest snowfall making the rounds on social media.

WATCH: Downtown Vancouver is about to get covered in snow

Click here to view the video

With files from Tyler Hamilton, a meteorologist at The Weather Network, and from CBC News.

Thumbnail courtesy of @InspiredAquaCA/Twitter.