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11 Incredible Photos And Videos From This Weekend's Intense Ice Storm

As we're sure everyone living in Southern Ontario has noticed by now the world has turned back into an icy snow globe. This is despite the fact that it is the middle of April and we're usually getting rain at this time, not snow and ice. 

As you can imagine the sudden freeze wrecked havoc on the area. There are some people are without power right now and of course with ice comes delays on traffic accidents

Here's a look at 11 photos and videos from this weekend that show just how bad the whole thing has been.     

1.  Branches down via

Downed branches are everywhere across the province but this one is just a complete mess.

Like did the whole tree just fall on itself somehow? 'Cause that's what it looks like.

2. Canadian beer run

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Yes that's a guy using a dog sled to pick up his beer. Have you ever seen a more Canadian photo in your life?

At least someone had some fun this weekend, while the rest of us were miserable.

3.  Sad hydro poles

The #ONstorm continues to rage on and cause significant damage like these broken poles near Dundas, ON. Crews worked throughout the night and they’re back at it again this morning to restore power to over 66,000 customers. Visit our map for updates:

April 16, 2018

Just look at those downed hydro poles, they look like they gave up because it's still winter in April.

4. Dangerous driving

#Hwy400 NB and SB closed between Mapleview and IBR due to collision involving 2 CMV’s
No injuries, clean up will last all morning

April 16, 2018

This truck went THROUGH the guard rail because the roads are so icy.

Luckily no one was injured.

5. Skating in a winter wonderland

Literally a guy skating down our street. #myottawa #icestorm2018 #OttNews

April 16, 2018

What do you do when your ENTIRE street has become nothing but ice? Honestly it looks like a perfect ice rink, you'd be tempted to skate on it - like this Ottawa local did.

6. Frozen

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Just look at all the ice on those trees! It's easy to start thinking that this is still February and not the middle of April.

7. Ice Golf

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Canadians are made for the cold - and no one exemplified it more than these golf enthusiasts who weren't letting the weather keep them from sharpening their swing . Much respect here.

8. Dangerous power lines 

The ice storm continues to cause extensive damage across the city. Shout-out to our crews for working tirelessly in very tough conditions. Also a big thank you to our customers for being so patient-we know it's not easy being in the dark. #ONstorm

April 16, 2018

More hydro lines down, but these looking incredibly unsafe seeing as it appears they landed basically on top of someone's car while they were driving!

9. Swing seat from hell

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That swing seat doesn't look at all safe for a small child. Looks more like some kind of torture device out of a horror movie.

10/10 would not sit on.

10.  Tree meets house

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If you think the weather was bad for you this weekend just be happy you didn't have a tree fall on your house like these poor people did.

11. Look out below...

All afternoon the wind has been blowing heavy snow and ice off the roof of the @RogersCentre and it comes crashing down loudly. No warning signs and we’ve been nervous every time someone walks underneath. (Listen with sound on.) #onstorm

April 15, 2018

Snow and ice falling off the roof of the Rogers Centre. Luckily no one was under it but wow nature is scary sometimes.

So if you're going outside today be careful of downed hydro lines, snow and ice falling off buildings, trees and branches crashing down.

Not to mention the slippery sidewalks.

This would be so pretty .. if it was December 24th 🙄

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Are we sure it's really April???

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