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More isolated thunderstorms rumble through Ontario

Keep your umbrella handy! More rain is on the way. (courtesy: Anthony Maw)

Keep your umbrella handy! More rain is on the way. (courtesy: Anthony Maw)


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 3:16 PM -

Severe weather keeps rolling through Ontario.

After days of intense rain that brought flooding to Toronto's Don Valley Parkway, a funnel cloud to Casselman and a powerful downburst to Brampton, more rain moved into southern Ontario.

Environment Canada issued a new batch of severe thunderstorm watches and warnings on Thursday, stretching from Windsor to Hamilton.

The potential for severe thunderstorms is expected to last into the evening.

Torrential downpours and damaging winds are the main threats associated with these storms.

While no tornado watches or warnings have been issued, all severe thunderstorms have the potential to produce a twister.

Winds gusting up to 120 kph were reported in Sarnia Thursday afternoon, prompting officials to warn residents to seek shelter.


The formation of a funnel cloud in Casselman, Ontario Wednesday evening c/o Rene Pariseau


Severe weather has been targeting both sides of the border this week.

Wednesday's rain across southern Ontario was part of the same system that spurred 15 tornadoes in the U.S. on Tuesday.

Severe thunderstorm watches issued by Environment Canada

Severe thunderstorm watches issued by Environment Canada

Visit the Alerts section of the website to keep on top of watches and warnings across the country.

Powerful downburst causes property damage in Brampton, Ontario

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