Snowstorm causes havoc in eastern Canada

The winter snowstorm heading for the northeast of the US has already swept through the eastern coast of Canada.

Nova Scotia was covered in 15 centimetres of snow - followed by freezing rain and strong winds - which has caused many schools and government offices to close.

A police car in Halifax requires assistance in the snowy conditions. Credit: EBU
Heavy machinery was required to clear the roads in Halifax. Credit: EBU
A cyclist braves the elements in Halifax. Credit: EBU

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