Heavy rainfall warning issued for Mississauga and Brampton

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Published July 9, 2024 at 9:46 pm

Heavy rain lifts manhole covers as warning issued for drivers in Mississauga and Brampton

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning beginning overnight on Wednesday (July 10) for Mississauga and Brampton.

A rainfall of 40 to 60 mm with embedded torrential downpours are expected, though higher amounts could be possible. The torrential downpours could see rainfall rates of 20 to 40 mm per hour at times.

The heavy downpours are expected to begin overnight or Wednesday morning and ending on Thursday.

“Periods of heavy rainfall associated with the remnants of Hurricane Beryl will affect portions of southern Ontario beginning overnight or Wednesday morning,” said Environment Canada. “These types of weather systems can give very high rainfall rates in torrential downpours.

“Rainfall amounts will likely be highly variable across the region, and some areas may receive in excess of 60 mm. Condition should improve by Thursday.”

Visit Ontario.ca/floods for information concerning the latest details on flooding.

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