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Entertainment Armed Forces arrive in St. John's as state of emergency stretches into fourth day

17:57  20 january  2020
17:57  20 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A state of emergency is stretching into its fourth day in St. John's, N.L., today as Armed Forces personnel prepare to help the city dig out from an unprecedented snowfall.

Eastern regions of Newfoundland have been paralyzed since Friday when a major blizzard brought down record-breaking amounts of snow, with over 76 centimetres falling in a single day in the capital amid winds gusting over 150 kilometres per hour.

Premier Dwight Ball asked for Ottawa's help on Saturday after residents of the Avalon Peninsula awoke to drifts that clogged roads and blocked doors.

Stormstruck Newfoundland struggles with cleanup, as military help ramps up

  Stormstruck Newfoundland struggles with cleanup, as military help ramps up The state of emergency in St. John’s continued Monday for a fourth day, with overnight blizzard conditions complicating efforts to deal with unprecedented weather.  About a dozen centimetres of snow fell in the metro area overnight — with heavier snowfalls in other parts of the island — although four hours of heavy winds set back some of this weekend's efforts to clear streets.All schools on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula — the most populous area of Newfoundland and Labrador — and many schools on the Bonavista Peninsula are closed Monday. Troops from CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick arrived in St.

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Under the various states of emergency in St . John ' s , Paradise, Conception Bay and elsewhere, residents are strongly urged to remain indoors, off the streets and sidewalks, to allow snow-clearing operations to carry on unimpeded. Residents who are running low on supplies will have few options in

The Canadian Armed Forces says it deployed 100 personnel from Fredericton Sunday and expected between 150 and 200 people on the ground by Sunday evening.

Some neighbouring communities lifted states of emergency during daytime hours starting Monday, but the provincial capital's remained in place, ordering businesses closed and people off the streets with exceptions for gas stations and private snow-clearing contractors.

With a second snowfall on Sunday night, the city advised pharmacies would be closed Monday, updating later to say some may be allowed to open for prescriptions.

People lined up Sunday at convenience stores and gas stations that opened despite the state of emergency, selling food, cigarettes and other supplies.

A search was to continue Monday for 26-year-old Joshua Wall, who was last seen leaving his home in Roaches Line on Friday to walk through a wooded area to a friend's home in nearby Marysvale.

The RCMP says the Avalon North Wolverines Search and Rescue would focus Monday on areas off the trail where it's believed Wall was travelling on foot from his home.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 20, 2020.

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