With a rather cold and cloudy start to 2021, the rest of the week will leave Ontarians feeling sun-starved and looking for some good news on the weather front.
Unfortunately, it won’t be coming anytime soon.
Periods of freezing drizzle are prompting multiple advisories across a large chunk of southern Ontario as Hamilton, Halton-Peel, and York-Durham are among the regions in the GTA currently under a ‘Freezing Rain Advisory.’
Freezing drizzle has arrived in Cambridge, leaving my steps, deck, and driveway VERY slippery. The sidewalk really needed a good dose of pet-friendly ‘ice.’ Stay safe! @680NEWSweather @570NEWS pic.twitter.com/M8gSSN6yTX
— Mark Douglas (@Douglas680NEWS) January 12, 2021
“Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways, and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Freezing drizzle can produce thin, hard-to-detect layers of ice,” Environment Canada says in the advisory.
“Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.”
Multiple reports of icy roads and sidewalks have been received.
For Toronto, mostly cloudy conditions will persist through Wednesday as temperatures slowly increase into the weekend.