A number of school bus cancellations have been recorded in Central Ontario following the revelation of an impending filthy weather.
Buses and vans of all schools have been cancelled in Simcoe County, but reports indicate that schools will remain opened for learning and teaching activities to continue.
“The City of Kawartha Lakes has decided to cancel all school vehicles within the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB). All school buses in Muskoka have been cancelled, including St. Dominic Catholic Secondary School, Monsignor Michael O’Leary and Saint Mary Catholic Elementary Schools,” local news website ctvnews.ca, reported.
The school bus cancellations also hit schools in Wellington-Dufferin.
Additionally, all school buses and transportation services have been cancelled in York Region, and schools are closed.
Environment Canada has issued a host of weather statements due to impending nasty weather.
A messy mix of freezing rain, strong winds and rainfall will begin Wednesday morning, according to the weather agency.
In parts of Simcoe Muskoka, up to 5mm of freezing rain is expected, with up to 20mm of rain.
In Dufferin County, a freezing rain warning is in effect, where up to 8mm of freezing rain is anticipated, with wind gusts of up to 70 km/h.
By the afternoon, the icy pellets will switch to rain, where up to 25mm is possible by the evening.
Environment Canada warns that icy roads, flooding and power outages are possible in some areas.