The affected intersections include Bathurst St. and Wilson Ave.
, Palmerston Ave. and Queen St. W., Brookwell Drive and Streamdale Court, and Newbold Ave. and Gainsborough Rd.
At one point in the morning, there were reports of at least a dozen transformer fires. A Toronto Hydro spokesperson was unavailable for comment.
Meanwhile, the snowy conditions have created a logjam on the highways and city streets, with many collisions reported.
The heavy snow is expected to end by this afternoon, leaving up to four centimetres in its wake.