Winter conditions were cancelling flights into and out of Victoria International Airport on Sunday.(Submitted/Paul Bucci)

White out conditions at YYJ: Multiple flights cancelled

Up to 10 centimetres of snow expected to fall across South Vancouver Island

Almost all Victoria International Airport flights are cancelled, diverted or delayed as weather conditions worsened across South Vancouver Island Sunday evening.

Instrument landing systems require 200 feet of vertical visibility and a half mile of horizontal visibility.

At lest 13 departing and 13 arriving flights were cancelled and a number of flights delayed until further notice.

A Drive BC cam shows poor visibility on Highway 17 at McTavish Road looking south.

Drive BC webcams on Highway 17 at McTavish Road show heavy snow and poor visibility.

Check victoriaairport.com for flight updates.

Numerous flights are cancelled or have been diverted from the Victoria International Airport. (Submitted)

The Victoria International Airport could not be reached for comment by the time of publication.

More to come.

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