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Toronto, Apr 7 (Canadian-Media): Cancellation of over 500 flights in and out of Pearson International Airport, Toronto had resulted due to heavy snow storm in parts of southern Ontario and northeastern U.S., media reports said.
Out of the total 500 cancelled flights, 260 flights were scheduled to leave Toronto around noon, and more than 240 cancelled flights were arrivals, thestar News reports said.
Airline at the Pearson airport had been notifying people in advance about delays and cancellations due to bad weather, said Air Canada ticketing counter at Terminal 1.
Airlines had also been urging travellers to check the website, ‘Pearson issued a travel advisory’ for the status of their flights. Toronto and GTA were under a special weather advisory Tuesday morning.
Hamilton, Oakville and Burlington had been under a winter storm warning and about 20 to 30 centimetres of snow fell Monday night in these areas.
Winter storm warning is still in effect for Niagara region.The weather agency reported prevalence of messy travelling conditions due to strong and gusty winds.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)