London·DAY STARTER

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Wednesday

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
(Photo courtesy of Craig Heywood)

Thank you Craig Heywood for this photo of the Dalewood Bridge in St. Thomas.  

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Weather

Currently in London it's 14 C under rain showers with the risk of a thunderstorm.       

Expect showers to end near noon today then cloudy with a chance of a few more showers. It's windy this morning with gusting up to 50 km/hr. The temperature will fall to 11 C by the afternoon. 

Traffic

  • Utility work starts this morning with north and southbound lane restrictions on Richmond Street at John Street. 
  • Expect eastbound lane closures on Horton Street between Thames Street and Ridout Street North for operations work. 
  • The Blackfriars Bridge is closed to vehicular traffic until Friday. Pedestrians and cyclists can use the bridge, cyclists are asked to dismount and walk their bikes across the pedestrian walk way. 
  • Watch for lane reductions and closures on Highbury Avenue South between Highway 401 East and 401 West during bridge restoration work. 

Gas

Gas prices found on Gasbuddy.com show gas is selling in London between $1.14 and $1.18 per litre.

The dollar

The Canadian dollar closed yesterday at 75.75 cents U.S. 

The market opens today at 9:30 a.m.

All information as of 6:00 a.m.

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