Record-breaking snowfall, blizzard, forces state-of-emergency in Newfoundland

Newfoundland is in a state of emergency after a record-breaking blizzard hit the region.

A record 76.2 centimetres of snow fell at the St. John’s International Airport.

On Friday 69 centimetres fell, which beat a one-day snowfall record from April 1999 when 68.4 centimetres fell.

Officials urged residents to stay off the roads and stay inside.