HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s provincial government has announced its offices are closing for the afternoon as Environment Canada warns a major storm is on its way to Atlantic Canada, after already having dumped snow and nasty weather on the northeast United States.
According to flightaware.com as of 10:30 EST, 22 flights have been cancelled in and out of Halifax so far on Monday. Hundred of flights are also being affected in the northeastern United States with 150 flights cancelled out of Boston Logan International and 111 out of LaGuardia in New York.
Storm Imogen is also heading towards Britain causing flight cancellations at London airports and throughout the country.
The national weather forecaster says snow will begin in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and southern New Brunswick on Monday afternoon, while Newfoundland will start seeing snow through the evening.
Nova Scotia could be the hardest hit with up to 35 centimeters of snow expected.
An updated satellite image of today’s storm from Environment Canada (captured at 10:15 a.m. AT) pic.twitter.com/pm5fowCbjl
— CBC Halifax Traffic (@CBCHfxTraffic) February 8, 2016