Avoid travel if possible.
Travel may be impossible in parts of Canada this week.
Winter has been tough in Canada so far this year. The constant thaw has wrecked the streets, the temperature has been absolutely horrible, and everywhere you look there are giant chunks of dirty ice lining the sidewalks.
Environment Canada is warning of an “intense winter storm” that is expected to slam into parts of Canada. The storm could drop up to 60 centimetres of snow.
Environment Canada warns people that they expect prolonged periods of cold winds, with some places experiencing -60 C when factoring in the wind chill.
Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold weather alert for the town of Kugaaruk, Nunavut, which currently sits right in the heart of the polar vortex. People have been advised to stay indoors, especially younger children, older adults, individuals with chronic illnesses and outdoor workers due to high risks of hypothermia and freezing.
Environment Canada has predicted that these days Canada will going to by powerful 50cm snowstorm this week. Both Quebec and Ontario will experience unusal freezing temperatures and lot of snowstorm this week , with Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba reaching temperatures far below normal.
People have been advised to stay indoors, especially younger children, older adults, individuals with chronic illnesses and outdoor workers due to high risks of hypothermia and freezing.
Canada’s southern regions may not have it as bad but are still affected to a significant degree. Parts of Manitoba are going to hit with wind chills as low as -40 C and will be hit with 50 cm of snow, while northern Ontario and northern Quebec are seeing temperatures of around -45 C and -60 C, respectively.
Despite being ready for really anything when it comes to the country’s weather, how prepared are we actually for this year’s especially dreadful winter?
Yes, it’s true.This week Canadian winter season is going to absolutely suck. To give you an example, temperatures are expected to hit the -45 C and -60 C in this week and the storm could drop up to 60 centimetres of snow..
The snow will be accumulating rapidly and because of the high winds, visibility will be very low which means travel around Canada will not be so easy.