St. John’s, Newfoundland – Earliest Autumn Snowfall Ever

St. John’s, Newfoundland – Earliest Autumn Snowfall Ever:

Newfoundland’s capital city recorded its earliest autumn snowfall ever on Saturday, beating 0.3 cm way back on Sept 30, 1965.

27 Sep 2015 –  According to Provincial Airlines and Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh, it was only the second time on record since 1874 that snow was recorded in St. John’s in the month of September.

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Power Station On Fire In Newfoundland Caused By Cold Weather – 190,000 Customers Lose Power

Power station on fire in Newfoundland caused by cold weather – 190,000 customers lose power (Ice Age Now, Jan 4, 2014):

“Newfoundland in massive blackout after storm wallops Atlantic Canada, says Nationalpost.com.

John MacIsaac of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro said a transformer malfunctioned around 9 a.m. Saturday, causing a fire and initially knocking out power for 190,000 customers, mostly in eastern parts of Newfoundland.

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