Warning issued as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast for the south coast of British Columbia
The first official fall storm is on its way to the south coast of British Columbia, prompting a rain warning from Environment Canada.
Residents of Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound and eastern Vancouver Island are being warned of heavy rains starting Sunday and continuing through Sunday evening.
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Metro Vancouver predicts that between 50 and 70mm of rain could fall, before the “moisture-laden frontal system” subsides on Monday morning.
Meteorologists also predict strong southeast winds of 40 km / h and gusts up to 60 km / h on Sunday evening.
Residents are reminded to watch for flooding and road buildup and to clean up any potential drainage areas on or around their properties.
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