Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Thursday afternoon stating heavy periods of rain is expected to soak most of the region starting late Friday.
Being lulled to sleep by the light gurgle of the Chilliwack River in a custom A-frame cabin, fishing for sturgeon the size of cows in some of the west coast’s most famous rivers, and soaking your worries away in a natural hot spring—what else could you want in a vacation? British Columbia residents Emily McNally … Continued
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When it rained, it poured.
The public and Catholic school boards have closed four schools in the Glencoe area, as flooding prompted an emergency declaration in Middlesex County and several road closures.
Relentless rain that pounded the London region – more than 100 millimetres in some areas – flooded roads and streets Wednesday, causing Middlesex County to declare a state of emergency and one of its municipalities to close all roads. A low-pressure system from the U.S. Midwest that stalled over Southwestern Ontario soaked streets in London […]
The clean up continues across the region.
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Between an inch and 4 inches of rain fell on the Detroit area as of Wednesday morning during the latest batch of wet weather to roll through parts of Michigan and other Midwestern states.
The long duration of the storm, however, allowed rainfall runoff to enter storm drains, rivers and streams more slowly starting Tuesday afternoon, which helped the area avoid levels of flooding that submerged thousands of basements, dozens of streets and even freeways this summer.
Local conservation authorities are warning of flooding, flash flooding and water pooling on the roads.
Environment Canada is calling for up to 100 millimetres of rain to fall by Thursday morning.
There may be trouble brewing on the horizon for the common loon (Gavia immer). Birds Canada has released a summary report for its Canadian Lakes Loon Survey (CLLS) program, pulling together all of the data collected by over 4000 volunteer citizen scientists since the program began 40 years ago. The report shows a significant decrease … Continued
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An interim report commissioned by federal regulators indicated that the sudden loss of soil strength under saturated conditions most likely caused the static liquefaction failure of the Michigan Edenville and Sanford dams during steady rain in May 2020 to collapse last year. Read the full story by Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags:…
Hydro One reports the company is gearing up for more severe weather including high winds and heavy rain that could cause power outages in central Ontario.
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