The calm after the storm

News 13 December, 2017
  • Ben Pelosse / JdeM

    QMI agency

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 06:57

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 07:02

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    The expression the calm after the storm takes on its full meaning, Wednesday, in the greater metropolitan area so that the snow will fall slowly before you stop completely in the afternoon, but motorists will still need to be vigilant on the roads.

    This is an 18.6 inches of snow that fell on Montreal on Tuesday, and the 600 devices for the removal of snow from the municipality will work Wednesday to complete the transaction so that the network is completely passable.

    Although the parking is not prohibited in Montreal for the time being, the authorities are reminding people to visit the app Info-Neige to find out where he can park his / her vehicle, to avoid it being towed.

    The operation to remove the snow from city streets is expected to begin Thursday, but it is not impossible that the loading teams are in action on Wednesday, in some districts.

    The municipal administration provides, on average, $ 150 million budget for snow removal per year. Last year, this amount has reached $ 171 million, because it is dropped 36 inches of snow more than the average.