PHOTOS: Photographers find the beauty in the cold

Reader Leanne Edlington captures the stunning image of the fountain in the roundabout on Goldstream Avenue as temperatures dip across the south Island. (Leanne Edington photo)
Reader Leanne Edlington captures the stunning image of the fountain in the roundabout on Goldstream Avenue as temperatures dip across the south Island. (Leanne Edington photo)
Dropping temperatures turn the fountain at the legislative grounds to an ice sculpture. (Sheenagh Morrison photo)
Conan Chee captures the glow of the icy water fountain in front of the Legislature. (Conan Chee Photography)
Tourists on View and Vancouver streets looking at early season blossoms with the first snowfall of the season. (Conan Chee Photography)
Reader Michael Shannon snagged a photo of the partially frozen fountain near Ottavio on Oak Bay Avenue. (Michael A Shannon photo)
Nanaimo visitor Tana Boyce was moved to snap the Legislature fountain during a recent trip to Victoria for Dine Around and Stay In Town. (Tana Boyce photo)

The prolonged cold snap plaguing much of B.C. includes the usually balmy Vancouver Island.

That means ice for the fountains and snow for the early cherry blossoms.

RELATED: Cherry blossoms are blooming early in Victoria

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Weather Canada forecasts snow and flurries each day – in varying degrees – through Monday. Daytime temperatures hover around 2 C with overnight lows of -4 and -5 C.



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