The latest winter storm in B.C. has left the southern Interior relatively unscathed when compared to the chaos in the Lower Mainland.

Major highways were at a standstill for hours in the Lower Mainland as roughly 20 centimetres of snow fell across the region overnight, creating slick conditions for commuters.

Drive B.C. highway cams show some major routes like Highways 99 and 91A in Richmond were backed up until 2 a.m. this morning, Nov. 30.

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A view of Highway 91A in Richmond around 12 a.m., Nov. 30, 2022.
A view of Highway 91A in Richmond around 12 a.m., Nov. 30, 2022.
Image Credit: DriveBC

Some social media reports from commuters in the region claimed drivers were spending several hours in their cars during trips that would have taken less than an hour.

The icy conditions even sent one plane off a taxiway at the Vancouver International Airport in the early morning hours today.

Environment Canada issued weather warnings yesterday across the province including Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the southern Interior.

A snowfall warning continues today in the Fraser Valley and along Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, according to Environment Canada.









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— With files from the Canadian Press.

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