Watch: Arctic blast helps form spectacular icicles under Niagara Falls

Environment Canada said Ontario wind chill temperatures dropped to -43.6 degrees on Friday.

NIAGARA FALLS, Canada – A polar air mass that swept over Canada helped form icicles and snow-capped rocks at the base of Niagara Falls Friday.

Lydia McManagan took a trip to the North American attraction and captured video of a winter wonderland beneath the gushing falls.

"We had a 180-degree view of the falls from the viewing deck in chilling -14 degree weather," said McManagan.

Environment Canada, the country's national weather service, reported chill temperatures in Ontario dropped to -43.6 degrees.


Ontario was under winter weather travel advisories due to flurries and snow squalls and motorists were encouraged to allow extra time to reach their destination.s.

Across the border, Niagara Falls State Park was the most Instagrammed site in the U.S. last year.

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