HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A winter storm hit Canada's three Maritimes provinces, leaving more than 2,400 people without power Sunday morning, officials said.
In Nova Scotia's Bridgewater, Liverpool, Pubnico, Shelburne and Guysborough counties, 2,341 customers without power Sunday morning. Another 120 customers in Clyde River had power outages for a time, but service was later restored.
Travel was also greatly affected by the storm. Snow drifts forming on roads were reported in New Brunswick. on Prince Edward Island traffic was slowed Sunday morning due to strong winds.
Many flights in or out of Halifax's Stanfield international Airport Sunday morning are canceled or delayed. Several flights out Prince Edward Island and Saint John Airport in New Brunswick were also canceled.
Other parts of Canada received snowfall on Thursday and Friday, Accuweather.com reported.
Montreal received about 17 inches, while Quebec City and Ottawa received close to 8 inches. Toronto got just under 4 inches of snow.