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Main B.C. highway to reopen to essential traffic by Monday after storms

December 16, 2021 Hina Alam and Amy Smart - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – A key highway link between British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and the rest of the province will reopen to essential traffic by the end of the day on Monday, five weeks after it was heavily damaged by severe rainstorms.

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Southwestern N.L. mayor says climate change talks needed after another dump of rain

November 30, 2021 The Canadian Press

CHANNEL-PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L. – The mayor of a small town on the southwestern tip of Newfoundland says it’s time to have serious conversations about the impact of changing weather on communities like his, after another night of heavy rain.

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Flooding reported in Cape Breton and western Newfoundland as storm stalls over region 

November 24, 2021 Michael MacDonald and Sarah Smellie - THE CANADIAN PRESS 

Torrential rain flooded basements and washed out roads and bridges in western Cape Breton and southwestern Newfoundland on Wednesday, as a huge storm spent a third day slowly trudging over Atlantic Canada.   A state of emergency was declared late Tuesday in Cape

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Maritimes targeted for blast of torrential rain and powerful winds

November 22, 2021 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – Much of the Maritime region is bracing for strong winds and heavy downpours that could dump up to 150 millimetres of rain in some areas by Wednesday. Total rainfall over the next 36 hours is expected to be

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Heavy rain sets off flooding, rocks and mudslides in southern B.C.  

November 15, 2021 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – A local state of emergency has been declared in part of British Columbia’s eastern Fraser Valley where unrelenting rainfall caused flooding, mud and rock slides and the closure of highways to and from the southern Interior.   Environment

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Ontario’s September storms cause insured damage of $105 million

October 29, 2021 Canadian Underwriter Staff

Severe storms in early and late September caused $105 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The Sept. 7 storms included heavy rain, wind and tornadoes that caused structural damage to many

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Tropical storm Claudette expected to bring heavy rain to Atlantic Canada

June 21, 2021 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – Tropical storm Claudette is headed for Atlantic Canada. Environment Canada says the storm is expected to dump heavy rain on parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on Tuesday. Earlier today, Claudette was just off the coast of Virginia,

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Houston, Texas airport has second wettest day on record: RMS

April 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Weather events this week in Texas may be producing “one of the most severe flood events” in history, in Houston, not caused by a tropical cyclone Risk Management Solutions Inc. stated Thursday. The Associated Press reported that the Houston area