Severe Power Outages & Flash Flooding Reported as Severe Weather Hits Toronto

Following the arrival of severe weather in Toronto this afternoon the city is receiving numerous reports of power outages and flash flooding. 

For about an hour a heavy thunderstorm slammed the city with gusts of wind up to 100 km/h on the west side of Toronto, according to the weather advisory. Between 50 – 70 millimeters of accumulated water were reported in some parts of the city.

Toronto was placed on tornado watch for a brief time but the warning is no longer in effect, CP24 reports.

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