Victoria Blizzard of 1996
By: Gift Dickerson.
- Many people where injured but only a few died. The roofs of houses caved in under the weight of the snow.
- Rain and flooding washed out some of the roads and started landslides.
Pictures of blizzard
The weather during the blizzard forced the postponement of a hockey game in Vancouver between the Canucks and the San Jose Sharks.
Most television stations struggled to get new reports on the air.
According to the globe and mail one person died in a head on collision while a man in Victoria was suffocated after his idling car got stuck in a snowdrift.