The Canadian Press

2013-07-08 | Weather Ont Storms

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On July 8th, parts of Toronto received a single-day rainfall record of 126 millimeters, edging out hurricane Hazel in 1954. An intense storm caused flash flooding which led to downtown traffic chaos and widespread power outages. Drivers abandoned their waterlogged vehicles, large parts of the subway and rail services were shut down and the Marine Unit rescued nearly 14-hundred passengers from a flooded GO Transit train. Canadian Press reporter Bill Draper had this report.

Date: 2013-07-08
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 31 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << waterlogged and abandoned vehicles gone to the Region's flooded roads and highways somewhere left sitting in water up to the windows some flights are cancelled subway service in Toronto was temporarily halted during the evening rush and the go commuter train was stranded in water up to the Lord Windows as it headed north to Richmond Hill Environment Canada says some parts of the GTA received more than 100 millimeters of rain easily clip thing two routers one day rainfall record a 29.2 MM Bill Draper the Canadian press Toronto >>