Deadly tornado hits Mascouche in southern Quebec, Canada

Deadly tornado hits Mascouche in southern Quebec, Canada

A tornado killed one person in Mascouche near Montreal in southern Quebec, Canada, the deputy premier and minister of public safety confirmed Monday, June 21, 2021. Several dozen buildings were damaged and many others were injured. Dozens of people were cleaning up…

Yukon sets new daily snow record, nearly 300 percent of normal, Canada

Yukon sets new daily snow record, nearly 300 percent of normal, Canada

Whitehorse City in Yukon, Canada, registered 70 cm (27.5 inches) of snow on the ground on April 4, 2021 — the area's most snowfall on record for the day and almost 300 percent of normal. The snowpack usually peaks around 30 cm (11.8 inches), and by late April,…

Record cold temperatures hit Canadian Prairies

Record cold temperatures hit Canadian Prairies

Polar vortex continues to bring piercing cold to the Canadian Prairies — Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta — since Sunday, February 7, 2021. According to Environment Canada, 22 cold weather records were smashed throughout the three provinces, while the Northwest…

Unseasonal, record-breaking storm hits Nunavut, Canada

Unseasonal, record-breaking storm hits Nunavut, Canada

A powerful storm hit Nunavut, Canada, on Sunday, December 27, 2020, bringing record wind gusts of up to 135 km/h (84 mph) and heavy snow. Meteorologists said it was unusual for such a storm to occur this late in December, affecting much of the territory. The storm…

Labrador buried in record-breaking, paralyzing snow, Canada

Labrador buried in record-breaking, paralyzing snow, Canada

A two-day blizzard that started Monday, November 23, brought record-breaking snow of up to 75 cm (30 inches) to Labrador, Canada, resulting in the closure of roads and offices, canceled flights, and suspended classes. According to Environment Canada meteorologist…

All-time November snow records broken for parts of the Canadian Prairies

All-time November snow records broken for parts of the Canadian Prairies

A strong low-pressure system brought blizzard conditions, heavy snow and freezing rain to parts of the Canadian Prairies on November 7 and 8, 2020, shutting down roads in Saskatchewan and Alberta and setting new all-time November snow records. While heavy snow fell…