Freak snowstorm hits east coast over holiday weekend

Newfoundland and Labrador was blanketed with record-breadking snowfall after a freak spring snowstorm slammed the east coast over the Victoria Day weekend. Here are a few photos shared via Twitter.

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Happy May 24! #newfoundland #snow ...only on the Rock! instagram.com/p/ZeFeDdiYXa/ Photo courtesy of @RELATEDHOLDINGS via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Wouldn't be May24 in Gander without it! Unreal, snow is still falling heavily. 30+ cm #nlwx #nltraffic Drive safe! pic.twitter.com/ex0WARBVek Photo courtesy of @lukasnorman via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Was just sent this photo of a guy "suntanning" in Glenwood. #nlwx pic.twitter.com/UWqR3JnhVl Photo courtesy of @lukasnorman via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Only in Gander Newfoundland is snow clearing done like this... #nlwx #nltraffic pic.twitter.com/q57WWzMLQj Photo courtesy of @lukasnorman via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

@Talla_87 30 cms of snow here in Newfoundland #GlobalWarmingAtItsFinest pic.twitter.com/kLeZQRRxbE Photo courtesy of @sarahkatt11 via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Really...enough of the snow already!! Landlords locked the shovel in the shed lol. Thanks for yours @Lanarae76 pic.twitter.com/5QBMFY70Am Photo courtesy of @BeaconSports12 via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Clearing the snow in #Gander, Newfoundland on May 19, 2013 pic.twitter.com/Fiz8KD7CZt Photo courtesy of @KWWLSchnack via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

If u can mow lawn and snowblow driveway on same weekend....you might be a Newfoundlander. #nlwx #30cmMaylongW/E pic.twitter.com/ZRp0BNfSJc Photo courtesy of Michael Fantuz via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

#nlwx #MarbleMountain RT @rheahutchings: #May24 skiing? Nuttin wrong wit it! pic.twitter.com/H8NOmFy6lv Photo courtesy of @rcbstormpost via Twitter

Freak snowstorm hits N.L. over holiday weekend

Seriously?! A week ago I was wearing shorts and tank tops, now there's snow?! #newfoundland #weather… instagram.com/p/ZfxQrHDuN1/ Photo courtesy of @SHARA_COLLINS via Twitter