Mississauga's Pearson Airport shatters daily snowfall record on Sunday

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An early winter has arrived in the GTA.

According to Environment Canada, on Sunday (Nov 22), the Toronto Pearson Airport region experienced a snowstorm with 19.4 cm of snow, beating the record of 7.6 cm on the same date back in 2007.

Snow started falling early Sunday morning and started to accumulate in Brampton and Mississauga.

At around 1 p.m., Brampton hit close to 25cm falling more in the northeast area of the city and had the most snow out of all areas across the GTA.

Usually, the first 10cm snowfall of the winter occurs in mid-December.

The amount of snow that fell varied across the GTA and less than 2cm fell in the southern parts of Toronto.

Snowfall totals across the GTA and Southern Ontario according to Environment Canada:

Toronto Pearson Airport - 19cm
Brampton - 24.5cm
Oakville - 13cm
Kitchener- 21cm
Waterloo- 20cm
Barrie- 10cm
Windsor- 14cm
Guelph- 18cm

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