The City of Toronto is continuing its clean up following Saturday’s record-breaking snowfall.
According to the city’s winter operations, in response to the January 18 storm, it continues salting and plowing on Monday, as they clean up parking areas and corners over the next few days.
They say that roads, sidewalks, trails, and bike lanes are all complete.
Saturday’s snowfall was record-breaking for Toronto, as well as Ottawa.
Salting and plowing operations, in response to Saturday’s storm, on roads, sidewalks, trails and bike lanes are all complete. Cleanup operations will continue over the next few days at parking areas, corners, etc. Contact @311Toronto to create a Service Request.
— TO Winter Operations (@TO_WinterOps) January 20, 2020
Environment Canada said that the Ottawa International Airport received 14.3 cm on Saturday which set a new daily record. As well, Toronto Pearson International Airport broke its January 18 record and received 17.2 cm on Saturday.
The greatest snowfall on record so far was in 1987, and was for 9.4 cm of snow.
The OPP reported over 250 collisions in the GTA over a 24 hour period during the snowfall.
Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said that besides the collisions, many more vehicles spun out or got stuck during the storm.
Over 250 collisions reported to #OPP in the #GTA in the past 24 hours ❄️❄️
Many more vehicle have likely crashed, spun out or gotten stuck during #OnStorm
Please turn on your headlights and drive carefully❄️❄️❄️🚗🚗🚗 pic.twitter.com/BiEgazuplr
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) January 18, 2020
Environment Canada is forecasting a mainly sunny day for Monday, but the wind chill will feel like minus 23°C this morning, and minus 12°C this afternoon.
Temperatures will continue to rise this week, and will be above freezing by Friday.