Winter weather delays opening of Newfoundland and Labrador legislature

The opening of Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislature has been delayed as the provincial capital gets hit by another winter storm.

St. John’s and the surrounding area is under a winter storm warning, with Environment Canada forecasting five more centimetres of snow and gusty winds until mid-day.

Meteorologist David Neil says the St. John’s International Airport had recorded 23 centimetres of snow as of 10:30 a.m., since the storm began Sunday evening.

The House of Assembly was set to sit this afternoon but government offices have been closed for the day as snow and wind gusts affect visibility across the city.

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