IN PHOTOS: Snow, record-breaking low temperatures hit Chilliwack

A person takes in the winter weather at Sardis Park in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Jared Mumford (yellow shovel) helps clear snow outside the Chilliwack Seniors Social Centre on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A City of Chilliwack worker clears snow from the Yale Road overpass sidewalk on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Neil Murphy uses a snow blower outside businesses on Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A person pulls a shopping cart through the snow on Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A backhoe loader drives down Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Canada Post carrier Gary Savard had to deal with mailboxes that were frozen shut in Chilliwack on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A cyclist manoeuvres through the snow in Chilliwack on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A woman walks a dog along Portage Avenue in Chilliwack on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A city worker walks back to his truck after shovelling the sidewalks outside Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Folks, like this person on Tyson Road in Chilliwack, were busy shovelling driveways and sidewalks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A person shovels their driveway on Cumberland Avenue in Chilliwack on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow fell in the area on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A pedestrian crosses the street at Wellington Avenue and Mill Street on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 after 27 centimetres of snow hit Chilliwack on Sunday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack has been hit with lots of snow and record-breaking low temperatures this week.

It has resulted in sections of Highway 1 being shut down, cars overturned in ditches and school closures.

People have been digging out since Sunday when 27 centimetres fell. Then on Tuesday night, there was another 12.6 centimetres.

More snow is expected.

READ MORE: Record-breaking cold and snow in Chilliwack hindering waste collection and travel

READ MORE: New winter storm warning: more snow expected for Fraser Valley, freezing rain possible


 

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