About 70 centimeters of rainfall was expected in Quebec and New Brunswick, but in many regions of these provinces, significantly higher than the weather forecasts.
Service "emergency" snegomobili used to get to the patient. Several residents of the snow-covered provinces had a heart attack when they were clearing the road near their homes. In the capital of New Brunswick Fredericton without light were 3000, when in addition to the snow, freezing rain fell here.
In some parts of Quebec was canceled classes in schools and universities. Police appealed to residents to please call 911 only in the most extreme cases. On some cars parked car completely covered with snow. Many people moved through the streets of skiing.
In both provinces, because of snowfall was disrupted traffic. A number of the highway was completely closed due to low visibility and impassable roads. In Montreal, fell about 20 centimeters of precipitation. On the streets of the city came out snow removal equipment. According to city officials, the job of removing snow is progressing well.
Forecasters say the heavy snowfalls are not unusual for this season of the year, but in some regions fallen rainfall was a record.