Environment Canada issues warning for five to 10 centimetres of snow in Metro Vancouver

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      This afternoon, snow has been accumulating on the ground across the Lower Mainland.

      According to an Environment Canada weather alert, there could be up to 10 centimetres by the end of the evening.

      Similar amounts are expected to fall over Greater Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, and Eastern and Inland Vancouver Island.

      In the Lake Cowichan area, up to 15 centimetres could fall by Monday (February 11) morning.

      "Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult," Environment Canada says. "If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop."

      TransLink says on its website that it is salting and sanding bus loops and SkyTrain stations.

      But that hasn't helped buses along West Broadway (as the images below demonstrate).

      Meanwhile, a problem with the Millennium Line track has resulted in trains terminating at Braid Station. A bus bridge has been created to take passengers from there to Lougheed Station.

      Other TransLink alerts are available on its website.

      This TransLink video shows steps the transportation authority is taking to ensure SkyTrain continues functioning in snowy conditions.