Dense fog impacts travel in southern Ontario Thursday
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:28 AM - Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for much of the Greater Toronto Area, including the city of Toronto, Hamilton, Halton, Peel and York-Durham regions.
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"Dense fog reducing visibility to 200 metres or less is expected until mid morning," says EC in the statement.
Heavy fog across the GTA, usual litany of cautions apply! pic.twitter.com/5zwTkqkiQ7— Beat the Traffic (@BTT_GTA) May 15, 2014
"If traveling, be prepared for areas of near zero visibility," EC adds.
The dense fog is not only impacting travel on the roads. Porter Airlines warned of potential delays and cancellations due to the fog and is advising those with air travel plans to check their flight status before heading to the airport.
Pearson airport says operations are running normally.
Operations are running normally this morning. As always please check your flight status with your airlines or at https://t.co/im60P3DFLn— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) May 15, 2014
The fog is expected to lift late morning, but another shot of heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible through the afternoon and evening hours.
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