METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Make sure you slow down and take extra care on the roads.
Thick fog blanketing much of the region is making for an eerie sight in parts, and could pose a risk to those on the roads.
Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for Metro Vancouver. It applies to the region’s northeast, southeast, southwest and the City of Vancouver.
Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam and Maple Ridge are all affected. The advisory also covers Surrey, Langley, Richmond and Delta.
— Hana Mae N. Nassar (@HanaMaeNassar) January 14, 2018
The North Shore is also being blanketed by the thick fog.
Near-zero visibility is being reported in many parts of the region, creating dangerous conditions for drivers as well as pedestrians.
You’re being reminded to slow down, turn your headlights on, and be extra cautious.
CORRECTION: We can assure you that somewhere within this dense fog is the #PortMann Bridge. Parts of the Lower Mainland are experiencing dense fog and limited visibility. Please turn on fog/headlights and give extra space to those around you when on the road! #YVR #Burnaby pic.twitter.com/09tfthnMm6
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 14, 2018
The fog is expected to lift later this morning.