B.C. Ferries is operating again this afternoon although sailings from Swartz Bay and Nanaimo to the Mainland are filling up quickly.
The B.C. Ferries website is overloaded with people seeking information on available sailings after all morning trips were cancelled. The website directs people to Twitter for the most current information.
A wind warning from Environment Canada remains in effect today for the capital region. The region can expect continued wintry weather conditions with wind, rain and snow. A snowfall and wind warning remains in effect for Nanaimo, a snowfall warning is in effect for Port Alberni and a wind warning in Port Hardy.
Harbour Air has cancelled all of its flights from Victoria and Nanaimo today but Helijet announced that it resumed its schedule with its 1:30 p.m. flight about 45 minutes behind schedule. Seair flights from Nanaimo to Vancouver and Richmond have also been cancelled.
Black Ball Ferry Line’s M.V. Coho is running on schedule today, according to spokeswoman Sandra Hudson.
Drive B.C. was reporting snowy and slushy areas througout the region this morning, but has no new warnings this afternoon. Roads and highways in the area, including the Malahat, are bare and wet.
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