A file image of snow in January on the Malahat Drive. (Drive BC)

A file image of snow in January on the Malahat Drive. (Drive BC)

Snow accumulating on portions of Malahat Drive

Drivers warned to use caution

Snow is building up on higher elevations of Malahat Drive Tuesday evening.

The South Island division of Emcon Services Inc. took to Twitter to report snow and slushy patches on high elevation portions of the busy Vancouver Island highway.

Parts of Greater Victoria experienced rain mixed with snow on Tuesday. Environment Canada predicted some inland areas of Vancouver Island could receive between five and 20 centimetres.

Drive BC web cams show accumulating snow on the highway south of the Malahat Summit and West Shore Parkway.



nina.grossman@blackpress.ca

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