PHOTOS: Photographers find the beauty in frozen fountains of Greater Victoria

The prolonged cold snap plaguing much of B.C. includes the usually balmy Greater Victoria.

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

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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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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)
Conan Chee captures the glow of the icy water fountain in front of the Legislature. (Conan Chee Photography)
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)
Tourists on View and Vancouver streets looking at early season blossoms with the first snowfall of the season. (Conan Chee Photography)
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)
Reader Michael Shannon snagged a photo of the partially frozen fountain near Ottavio on Oak Bay Avenue. (Michael A Shannon photo)

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