Newfoundland is in a state of emergency with blizzard and storm surge warnings in effect. Power crews are working to restore electricity to around 21 000 people. #stormageddon2020 is trending on Twitter and Newfoundlanders have been sharing their experiences with these unbelievable photos and videos.
— Mark Browne (@barhaven) January 18, 2020
I love these people who made a snow archway to their door:
— Computers4Schools NL (@cfs_nl) January 18, 2020
Some are using the snow as a freezer:
— SouWesterSoul 🇨🇦 (@SouWesterSoul) January 18, 2020
Cars are buried:
Good Morning!! This is the morning after! What a crazy night we punched here in Bonavista! The winds are still howling this morning, and the snow amounts are incredible! #nlblizzard2020 #stormageddon2020 #Newfoundland #nlwx #ShareYourWeather pic.twitter.com/vzjfi9dvAc
— Mark Gray 🇨🇦 (@GrayMarker99) January 18, 2020
Ohmygosh. Am I glad I don't live in St.John's right now… 80cm of snow in one day and hurricane force winds. Y I K E S 😬
To my east-coast neighbors: stay inside, stay warm and stay safe 💗#nlblizzard2020 #stormageddon2020 pic.twitter.com/0wDlHOTcka
— ❄ Alyssa ❄ (@alyssak_c) January 18, 2020
Our Prime Minister is keeping tabs on the situation:
To everyone in NL affected by the storm, please listen to your local authorities. We want you to stay safe, and keep the roads clear for emergency vehicles & snow clearing. @BillBlair is in contact with the province & is monitoring the situation. We’re ready to help if needed.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 17, 2020
Check out some of the other incredible photos/videos here.