Nova Scotia Power is working to restore electricity to thousands of customers in areas across the province today.
Just under 20,000 customers were still affected by outages as of 9:30 a.m. after heavy wet snow fell on Thursday.
The bulk of the outages were in the greater Halifax area, along with parts of Cape Breton.
Several flights were either cancelled or delayed early in the day at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.
A number of schools in the province were also closed for the day.
In the Halifax area that includes: Cavalier Drive School, Halifax West High School, Hammonds Plains Consolidated Elementary, Holland Road Elementary, Millwood Elementary, Musquodoboit Rural High, Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre, Oldfield Consolidated Elementary, O’Connell Drive Elementary and Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 29, 2019.