ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — It may be summer, but snow is falling in parts of Newfoundland today.
The province's Transportation Department is warning residents to drive cautiously and has tweeted a photo of a road in Burgeo, N.L., covered in a thin layer of snow.
Snow plows are operating on highways on the west coast and in central Newfoundland. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution due to slippery driving conditions. More camera views at https://t.co/UwKe2kkMWC . #nltraffic pic.twitter.com/T3eX7ksVbC— Transportation & Works NL (@TW_GovNL) June 26, 2018
Other photos on social media show wet snow covering cars and a sprinkle of snow on deck furniture.
Millertown Newfoundland 4:25am THIS morning.— Andrew Sheppard (@AndrewNL) June 26, 2018
Is it the 26th of June or the 26th of December??? #weather #nltraffic #NL #canada #snow #newfoundland #nlwx #junesnowstorm #NTVNews #cbcnl #ctvnews #cold #nlpoli #juneuary @EddieSheerr @NTVNewsNL pic.twitter.com/ubhhDOXRwZ
"Good morning class! Today we are going to be learning about Newfoundland weather. Please make it stop!!!" Only 2 more days until summer vacation!!!😁 @NLESDCA @GanderAcademy @SPICardinals @GC_Concordes pic.twitter.com/rAOY361ZT0— GanderElementary (@GanderElem) June 26, 2018
Environment Canada says the temperature was hovering around the freezing mark in some areas.
But it doesn't appear the snow will be sticking around.
The national weather forecaster has issued rainfall warnings for eastern and central parts of Newfoundland, where between 40 and 70 millimetres of rain could fall by Tuesday evening.
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