Freezing rain means a bad day for the TTC, but also for Toronto’s Pearson Airport.
As ice pellets continues to plummet the city, around 300 flights have been cancelled or delayed at one of Canada’s largest airports.
As of 9:30 am on Wednesday, Pearson Airport showed 151 cancelled arrival flights, and a 159 cancelled departures.
Travellers who have flights booked out of Pearson today are advised to contact their airline and confirm their flight’s status before arriving at the airport.
For passengers flying tomorrow, delays and cancellations are expected due to freezing precipitation throughout the day. Travellers are strongly encouraged to contact their airline to confirm their flight status before leaving for the airport: https://t.co/ZxEmdBZd3f
— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) February 5, 2019
Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning for the City of Toronto early Wednesday.
According to the weather agency, “an area of freezing rain is moving over the area this morning. The freezing rain could persist for much of the day before changing to freezing drizzle this evening.”
Travellers should continue monitoring the airport throughout the day, as conditions are expected to change.