Heavy rain causes havoc for drivers

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for York Region. Rain and freezing rain will likely impact travel this weekend.

Residents are reminded to stay safe by limiting unnecessary travel and being prepared for possible localized flooding and power outages.

If driving is necessary, please:
• Drive according to conditions and give extra time to get to destinations
• Have winter tires on vehicles
• Clear snow, ice and frost from all windows, headlights, tail lights and roof
• Make sure windshield fluid and vehicle fuel is topped up
• Carry a roadside emergency kit
• Slow down and respect pedestrian’s crossing the road
• Consider taking transit and let YRT do the driving

Follow York Region on Twitter for road updates and #ONStorm for weather updates.

Photo: Parts of the Unionville Main Street parking lot near the east side affected by flooding.

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