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CanadaFlood warning issued for Toronto as intense rainstorm hits city

19:35  14 april  2019
19:35  14 april  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Southern Quebec under freezing rain warning

Southern Quebec under freezing rain warning Montreal could see freezing rain overnight.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood warning for the city after the rising temperatures have caused much of the snow to melt… very quickly. The warning , which is in effect for February 5, states that the recent warm temperatures and precipitation have caused widespread

The storm has caused widespread delays on the subway and forced George Brown College to shut down its waterfront campus for the day. 7, 2018. Shlomi Amiga/The Canadian Press. Toronto residents are still feeling the impact of a brief but intense rainstorm that drenched the city last night.

Flood warning issued for Toronto as intense rainstorm hits city © Darren Calabrese / THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto is under a flood warning as severe rainfall hits the city on Sunday.

Toronto is under a flood warning as the city braces for up to 40 mm of rain.

Environment Canada said the rain, which started falling early Sunday morning, is expected to continue into the night and hit Niagara and areas east of Toronto the hardest.

READ MORE: Heavy rain causes widespread flooding, power outages in Toronto

The low-pressure weather system is predicted to bring 20 to 40 mm of intense rain which could cause river and roadway flooding.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority said bodies of water within the GTA should be avoided as the slippery and unstable conditions are considered hazardous.

READ MORE: Winter storm slams Greater Toronto Area, up to 25 cm of snow expected

The rain is predicted to last until Monday morning.

What you need to know about flood risks in Ottawa-Gatineau.
Many residents in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., are spending their Easter weekend preparing for the looming flood risk as the water levels rise on the Ottawa River. Water levels are expected to rise slowly Sunday in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, the Ottawa River Regulation Board Planning Board reported Sunday morning. The agency said it's expecting the river to hit peak levels late Sunday, and will be slightly higher than the water levels reached in April 2017 — just a month before devastating floods hit the area.

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