Cold air pushes into southern B.C., bringing wind, snow and arctic chill

Waves pound Ogden Point breakwater during a storm in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Environment Canada has updated special weather statements, warning of strong winds, sub-zero temperatures and snow for south coastal B.C. and much of Vancouver Island. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito Waves pound Ogden Point breakwater during a storm in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Environment Canada has updated special weather statements, warning of strong winds, sub-zero temperatures and snow for south coastal B.C. and much of Vancouver Island. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

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Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre Outback highway last month in what an official said was like finding the needle in the haystack.

In this photo provided by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, its members search for a radioactive capsule believed to have fallen off a truck being transported on a freight route on the outskirts of Perth, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023.(Department of Fire and Emergency Services via AP)