Montreal and its surrounding areas could see up to to 5 millimetres of freezing rain throughout the morning.
Environment Canada has issued a warning, stating that “surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.”
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The weather agency says freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
This morning’s rainfall, coupled with “feels like” temperatures of -4ºC, could cause for dangerous weather conditions.
The alert, issued just before 7:20 am, is in effect for the following areas:
- Laval area
- Longueuil – Varennes area
- Montréal Island area
Environment Canada urges citizens to continually monitor weather updates and to remain diligent while travelling.