Ice storm pounds Canadian provinces forcing hundreds of Flight cancellations

Ice storm pounds Canadian provinces forcing hundreds of Flight cancellations
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  • calendar-gray 31 December 2019

An ice storm has grounded dozens of flights and left thousands without power in eastern Ontario and Quebec, according to flight monitoring data and local power authorities, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

FlightAware data indicates that 63 flights were canceled at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport and a further 24 flights were grounded at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.

Ontario electric utility Hydro One has reported that 16,000 customers remain without power, while 39,000 customers have had their power restored.

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