WORLD NEWS – CALIFORNIA – Strong winds and rain sweep through the Greater Toronto Area, causing damage and blackouts

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Strong winds and heavy rain swept through the Greater Toronto Area on Sunday afternoon into the evening hours, leaving some areas without power and others with damage.

Bell Regional Police tweeted around 3:30 PM. M. Dangerous Conditions Warning for areas in Mississauga.

On Derry and Tomkin Road, police said a traffic light was dislodged and was hanging over the road at the intersection.

Police on Edwards Boulevard and Kenway Drive in Mississauga said an industrial-sized HVAC unit exploded on the roof of a warehouse. . The officers said, “Nobody knows where he is,” and they ask anyone they find to avoid it and call the police.

Then, near Erindale Station Road and McBride Avenue in Mississauga, there were reports of water wires running across the road, police said..

Meanwhile, Toronto Hydro said there were multiple power outages across the city due to the gust of wind, including large parts at the eastern end..

Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Page tweeted that firefighters were responding to a large number of calls to drop wires and rescue the elevator.

The Halton region also experienced strong winds and heavy rain. Police said within 90 minutes they received reports of trees falling across the roads at more than 30 locations across the region.

Halton Regional Police said in a tweet: « If there is no compelling reason to drive now, please don’t do so. ».

Global News came across the smashed trees in a backyard along the Emerald Crescent in Burlington.

“The tree took out its large garage from here in the back,” Jodi Baldwin, a 90-year-old aunt at home, told Global News.

“It was just treachery, it felt as if a tornado was approaching the windows. « It was like a thunderbolt coming, » Baldwin said, describing the scene. « .

The Halton District currently handles more than 4,000 water service calls. Strong winds across the area continue to wreak havoc on trees and waterlines. # Storm pic. Twitter. com / Q6sTnzR71M

Back in Mississauga, Bell Regional Police said at around 4:30 pm. M. Sheets of drywall were blowing off Highway 401 from a construction site on Hor Ontario Street. As a result, the western ramp was closed.

At the height of the storm, Hydro One said outages caused by high winds affected more than 104,000 customers across the province and the hardest hit was Southern Ontario..

Environment Canada issued a wind warning on Sunday afternoon and evening, alerting it to winds of up to 110 km / h..

Dangerous condition: – Erindale / McBride Av station road in # Mississauga – Reports of water wires across the road – Crew on their way to clean. ETA is unknown. – Use alternative roads or caution in Zone – C / R 3:07 am. M. PR20-0373530

Dangerous situation: – Derry Rd E / Tomken Rd in # Mississauga – Traffic light has been shifted and suspended precariously on the road – Crew on their way to clean. ETA is unknown. – Use alternative roads or caution in Zone – C / R at 3:11 am. M. PR20-0373534

Dangerous situation: – Edwards Blvd / Kenway Dr in # Mississauga – Industrial-sized HVAC unit blew off the roof of a warehouse – nobody knows where it is. If you see this, avoid it and call us. – Use alternative routes – C / R at 3:28 am. M. – PR20-0373552

We are currently experiencing multiple interruptions across the city due to a gust of wind, including one at the eastern end.. We respond as quickly and safely as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Toronto_Fire Crews are responding to a number of incidents including cable breakdown, elevator rescue due to high winds and power outages.. Please be vigilant if you are moving around town: TorontoMedics TorontoPolicityoftoronto TorontoHydro pic. Twitter. com / WQJC974sv6

In the last 90 minutes, our Communications Office has received reports of trees falling across the roads at more than 30 locations across Halton..

Dozens of road closures in effect. If there is no compelling reason to drive now, please don’t.

Update: Crews are responding to outages caused by high winds affecting more than 104,000 customers across the province. Areas southwest of ON have been the hardest hit and crews are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore energy. Visit https: // t. co / c7Sy0dxEs2 # Storm pic. Twitter. com / VGaSNq6SJU

Dangerous situation: – Hurontario / Highway 401 in # Mississauga – Sheets of drywall blowing on Highway 401 from the construction site in Hurontario – Notifying OPP of closing ramp W / B 401 from Hurontario – Use alternate tracks – C / R on 4: 25 p. M. PR20-0373615

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World News – California – Strong winds and rain sweep across the Greater Toronto Area, causing damage and blackouts
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