Weather: Storm claims five deaths in Canada

Weather: Storm claims five deaths in Canada


Thunderstorms have wreaked havoc in parts of Canada. At least five people died. More than six lakh houses do not have electricity.

At least five people died in Canada over the weekend in several violent storms and typhoons. that Storm According to Canada’s Ministry of the Environment, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec have suffered massive destruction, causing power outages for nearly one million homes.

Storm kills five and causes widespread power outages

Wind speeds of 130 kilometers per hour were measured in the cities of Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. Such strong storms are considered rare in the region – the most populous in the country. According to continuous media reports, four people died due to falling trees. A woman was also killed when a boat capsized on a tributary of the St. Lawrence River.

Saturday evening (local time) according to the website were power outage About 925,000 homes in Ontario and Quebec do not have electricity – a high number for Canada, a country with 38 million residents. As of Sunday afternoon, more than 600,000 homes still had no electricity. Electricity provider Hydro One wrote on Twitter that it would take several days for supply to be restored. (dpa)

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