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300 flights cancelled or delayed at Pearson as freezing rain hammers Toronto

Freezing rain means a bad day for the TTC, but also for Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

As ice pellets continues to plummet the city, around 300 flights have been cancelled or delayed at one of Canada’s largest airports.

As of 9:30 am on Wednesday, Pearson Airport showed 151 cancelled arrival flights, and a 159 cancelled departures.

Travellers who have flights booked out of Pearson today are advised to contact their airline and confirm their flight’s status before arriving at the airport.


Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning for the City of Toronto early Wednesday.

According to the weather agency, “an area of freezing rain is moving over the area this morning. The freezing rain could persist for much of the day before changing to freezing drizzle this evening.”

Travellers should continue monitoring the airport throughout the day, as conditions are expected to change.

Source: dailyhive.com

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