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Major Rain, Flooding In Toronto And Area

Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:17 am

I just got power back here, lots of the GTA is dark right now
TTC Subway is dark in many places, people are stuck on trains underground...
Porter cancled all flights until tomorrow.
Major highways shutdown for flooding.
Even a GO Train has been flooded...

http://livenews.thestar.com/Event/Severe_thunderstorms_in_Toronto
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incom...orm/article13081716/?from=13080793
http://www.680news.com/2013/07/08/li...ive-rainstorm-hammers-toronto-gta/

This is the worst rain I've ever seen in Toronto... this is crazy.
Over 75mm this afternoon.

[Edited 2013-07-08 17:18:36]
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RE: Major Rain, Flooding In Toronto And Area

Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:09 am

Wow, you folks can't catch any breaks. First the total choke in the NHL playoffs, then the mayor smoking crack, and now this!         
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RE: Major Rain, Flooding In Toronto And Area

Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:03 pm

As of right now, there are STILL parts of Toronto without power! Mainly in South Etobicoke centered along The Queensway and Royal York.
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RE: Major Rain, Flooding In Toronto And Area

Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:57 pm

Quoting HOONS90 (Reply 2):
As of right now, there are STILL parts of Toronto without power! Mainly in South Etobicoke centered along The Queensway and Royal York.

I was listening to 680 News on my way home last night and the spokesperson from Hydro One was saying that some people in Mississauga and Etobicoke will be without power until tonight.   
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