Historic February snowstorm hits British Columbia, Canada

Historic February snowstorm hits British Columbia, Canada

Parts of Canada's British Columbia have experienced heavy snow over the weekend and into Monday, February 6, 2017. Some communities received their entire yearly snowfall average in only 72 hours. The next storm will start affecting the region by Wednesday…

Military helps New Brunswick after devastating ice storm

Military helps New Brunswick after devastating ice storm

A devastating ice storm hit Canada's New Brunswick province last week leaving at least 2 people dead and 133 000 households without power. As of Monday afternoon, January 30, there are still 18 000 homes without power, including 15 635 in northeastern New…

Powerful winter storm aims US Northeast and Canada

Powerful winter storm aims US Northeast and Canada

A powerful, fast-moving winter storm is expected to bring significant snowfall, rain and strong winds to portions of the US Northeast and Atlantic Canada on Thursday and Friday, December 29 and 30, 2016. The storm is expected to undergo a rapid strengthening within…

50 000 without power as Matthew’s remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada

50 000 without power as Matthew’s remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada

Remnants of Hurricane "Matthew" slammed Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on October 10, 2016 with high wind and heavy rain. This powerful storm was a result of the remnants of Hurricane "Matthew" meeting up with a system off…

Potent snowstorm blasts through Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada

Potent snowstorm blasts through Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada

A potent snowstorm blasted through the Canadian Prairies on October 6, 2016, dumping up to 50 cm (1.6 feet) of October snow on Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Environment Canada has issued winter storm warnings for parts of the states. Early on October 6, 2016, 40 cm…

Heavy rainfall floods Detroit-Windsor region, US-Canada

Heavy rainfall floods Detroit-Windsor region, US-Canada

In a very short period of time on September 29, 2016, a strong and slow-moving weather system dumped heavy rain on Detroit-Windsor region, international transborder agglomeration between the United States and Canada. Roads and houses were flooded in a matter of…

Powerful storm rips through Shuswap, Canada

Powerful storm rips through Shuswap, Canada

A major and unexpected thunderstorm swept through Shuswap in British Columbia, Canada on September 17, 2016. The storm uprooted trees, knocked down power lines, blocked roads and damaged numerous homes. Some of the houses were completely destroyed. The storm arrived…

British Columbia expects another drought year, Canada

British Columbia expects another drought year, Canada

The British Columbia, Canada is set to experience another year of severe drought. The hot weather conditions have caused the fall of the snow coverage across the mountain regions, and water levels have receded well below the average for this time of the year….

Ontario breaks cold temperature records, Canada

Ontario breaks cold temperature records, Canada

After a mild winter where temperatures in Ontario more typical of April often appeared, a large arctic high-pressure area sent temperatures plummeting to values more typical of mid-winter on April 5. As a result of unseasonable cold, new record low minimums were set…

Powerful storm hits western US and Canada

Powerful storm hits western US and Canada

A powerful storm that hit the western US and Canada with heavy rain and strong winds over the weekend claimed the life of at least one person. The second major storm to hit the region in a week downed trees and power lines in both countries causing widespread power…