Nova Scotia

Most of Nova Scotia hit with freezing rain on Sunday

Nova Scotia endured messy weather in the form of freezing rain and ice pellets on Sunday.

Many flights at Halifax Stanfield delayed, cancelled into Sunday night

Most of Nova Scotia dealt with freezing rain on Sunday. (Associated Press)

Nova Scotia endured messy weather in the form of freezing rain and ice pellets on Sunday.

Environment Canada lifted the freezing rain warning Sunday evening.

"Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous," according to the national weather service.

Flights were affected at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport with many delays and cancellations.The JA Douglas McCurdy Airport in Sydney advised people to check with their airlines.

Air Canada, WestJet and Porter issued travel advisories on Sunday. Maritime Bus also issued a number of cancellations for Sunday.

Some areas anticipated high winds in the afternoon with gusts reaching 80 km/h. 

The temperature remained above freezing in southwestern parts of the province throughout Sunday, but it got much colder overnight. 

It was still raining mid-morning in Halifax. (Stephanie Blanchet/Radio-Canada)

Snow was expected in parts of Cape Breton.

Keep up to date with our live weather blog, updated every day.



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