Environment Canada forecast freezing rain for Halifax and issued a weather alert on Thursday afternoon, predicting that conditions would be messy for rush hour traffic on Friday. This was the scene of many vehicles in the Halifax region on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 due to several hours of freezing rain. Halifax Regional Centre for Education delayed the opening of schools by two hours because of the freezing rain and cancelled the morning Excel recreation program. Article Continued BelowEnvironment Canada called off the freezing rain warning shortly after 9 a.m., but rain continued to fall and is forecast to continue for much of the day. The winter weather was not restricted to Halifax, with freezing rain affecting much of mainland Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Source: thestar February 08, 2019 15:55 UTC