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Canada 2nd storm in 2 days leaves nearly 20,000 without power

14:15  10 march  2018
14:15  10 march  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Heavy snowfall sees closure of Manitoba highways

  Heavy snowfall sees closure of Manitoba highways Heavy snowfall over parts of the province are causing treacherous driving conditions and led to the closure of a number of Manitoba highway Sunday night. All of southern Manitoba including Winnipeg and Brandon and parts of central Manitoba have been under winter storm and snowfall warnings since Saturday. CBC meteorologist John Sauder says 15 to 25 cm of snow could fall in the Winnipeg area and Red River Valley from Sunday night through Monday night and the Brandon and the Westman region could see as much as 30 cm of snow. As of 10 p.m.

Nova Scotia. news. 2 nd storm in 2 days leaves thousands without power . Notifications. Tiffany Chase, a spokesperson for the utility, said the storm affected a total of 65, 000 customers with 22, 000 out at one point.

More than 20 , 000 Nova Scotia Power customers are without power Saturday morning after the second winter storm of the week brought heavy snowfall.

a tree in front of a building: The largest outage is being reported near Kentville, where more than a thousand customers are without power. © Allison Devereaux/CBC The largest outage is being reported near Kentville, where more than a thousand customers are without power.

Yesterday's heavy snowfall has left more than 19,000 Nova Scotia Power customers in the dark this morning.

The second storm in two days knocked out power to several communities in the central area of the province, according to the utility's online outage map. Poor conditions and too much snow are being blamed.

Several flights out of Halifax Stanfield International Airport are cancelled or delayed even though Environment Canada has lifted its weather warnings. 

Decades' worth of duck poop removed from Halifax pond

  Decades' worth of duck poop removed from Halifax pond Workers have begun excavating decades' wroth of duck poop and debris from Griffns Pond in Halifax Public Gardens. According to the municipality, the work will be completed in the spring, if the weather behaves.Visit our Complete Guide to Spring 2018for an in depth look at the Spring Forecast, tips to plan for it and much more.In August, city officials told the CBC there could be a metre of sludge sitting at the bottom of the pond.VIDEO: Feeding ducks (CUTE!)The pond will remain open to the public during the excavation.Halifax Public Gardens was established in 1874 and was designated a National Historic Site in 1984. In 1991, it became a municipally registered property under the Heritage Property Act.

Central Maine Power said nearly 57, 000 were without power Monday afternoon, up from 29, 000 it had been reporting earlier. 23, 2013, in Cambridge, Vt. From Michigan to Maine, hundreds of thousands remain without power days after a massive ice storm -- which one utility called the largest

Nearly 500 000 people were left without power and three have died as a suprisingly strong early winter storm hit the US South on its way toward the Northeast. The storm dumped rare snow on the Deep South, in many places record-breaking for December.

Both the RCMP and the Department of Transportation tweeted Friday night that roads were very slippery and several vehicles were reported off the road. 

a close up of a street: The first storm of the week brought white-out conditions to Halifax on Thursday. © Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press The first storm of the week brought white-out conditions to Halifax on Thursday.

Environment Canada warned Friday that some areas of the province could get between 15 and 20 centimetres of snow.

The weather system came just one day after a messy mix of snow, rain and wind led to treacherous road conditions and knocked out power to more than 30,000 customers.

Thanks to Winter Storms, a New Jersey Beach’s Famous ‘Ghost Tracks’ Have Reappeared .
Strong storms and shifting sands brought a rare chance to see the deteriorating railroad.The so-called “ghost tracks” in the sand between Sunset Beach and Higbee Beach in southern New Jersey were originally used to carry sand and munitions in the early 1900s. One part of the track, built in 1905, transported sand from the beach and dunes to a nearby sorting facility for the Cape May Sand Company. During World War I, Bethlehem Steel Company used another part of the tracks to transport munitions down the beach to test their power, according to The Press of Atlantic City.

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