St John's Resident Captures Timelapse of Snow Covering His Car

The Nest camera outside a resident’s home in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, captured timelapse footage of the first 24 hours of a record-breaking blizzard that hit the area January 17.

In the video taken from the front of his home, Stephen Delaney’s car can be seen being covered in snow.

Environment Canada said the 30 inches (76.2 cm) recorded at St John’s International Airport January 17 amounted to a “record-breaking snowfall.”

On January 20 relief teams from the Canadian Armed Forces were flown in to help people affected by the powerful blizzard.

St John’s has been under a state of emergency since Friday as cleanup operations continued. Grocery stores opened temporarily on Tuesday from 10 am to 6 pm, prompting long lines of residents who were told by city officials to purchase enough food for “48 hours.” Credit: Stephen Delaney via Storyful