Power out, trees down as London, Ont. hit by storm – London

Some Londoners are dealing with power outages and fallen trees as London, Ont., battled an intense thunderstorm late Saturday morning. Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch and warning, which have both ended. Read more: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of Ontario cottage country as long weekend gets underway Power outages in London, Ont. … Read more

At least 2 dead, over 300,000 without power after severe Ontario thunderstorm

The first long weekend of the summer season began in tragic fashion in Ontario on Saturday after a powerful storm killed at least two people in its swift but intense path across the southern part of the province. Tens of thousands of residents also found themselves without power, according to utility Hydro One, whose outage … Read more

At least 2 dead after severe thunderstorm sweeps through southern Ontario

At least two people are dead after a massive thunderstorm swept across much of southern Ontario today. Peel Regional Police say a woman died after being hit by a toppled tree in Brampton, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police also say one person was killed and two others were injured after a tree fell on a camping … Read more

GTA, Southern Ontario feeling effects of severe thunder storm

A severe thunderstorm is leaving a trail of chaos in its wake across the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. Environment Canada put much of Southern Ontario under a severe thunderstorm warning on Saturday. A storm, marked by torrential rain and high winds, moved from London, Ont., through Waterloo and into the Greater Toronto area. … Read more

‘This is unbelievable’: Intense thunderstorm rolls through Toronto

Sunny skies darkened in the blink of an eye. A severe thunderstorm with “almost hurricane force winds,” according to one meteorologist, materialized out of nowhere Saturday afternoon, down hydro linescutting power and smashing up houses across Ontario. “Wow, this is unbelievable,” said Weather Network meteorologist Mark Robinson in a video dispatch during the storm. Robinson … Read more

US Natural Gas Prices Fall As Colder Weather Approaches

US natural gas prices fell on Friday afternoon on the expectation that temperatures in the United States are set to cool off soon. Natural gas futures fell to $8.076/MMBtu (-2.79%) as the Global Forecast System predicted that cold weather was in store next week for the Great Plains and the Eastern United States, and the … Read more

US teen struck by lightning while inside her room at home – National

A Pennsylvania teenager was struck by lightning inside her family’s home on Monday night after a bolt somehow entered the house. Giana Scaramuzzo, 15, was hanging out in her room when she saw the lightning in her mirror. “All of a sudden I hear the loud sound of thunder, and I see lightning, and I … Read more

Storm bringing rain, wind and snow to BC starting Tuesday night

A storm is set to hit BC starting Tuesday night, bringing with it strong rain, winds and snow. “Our La Nina-driven weather just keeps on coming,” meteorologist Kristi Gordon said. “Wednesday’s low-pressure system is not typical for this time of year. Temperatures will be six degrees below seasonal across all of Southern BC Snow is … Read more

How windy was it Friday? Really windy!

Strong southerly winds across much of the Pembina and Red River Valleys led to some noteworthy peak wind tastes Friday. “As the Colorado low pulled northward throughout the day, we saw very breezy conditions develop in its wake,” explained CMOS Accredited Weathercaster Chris Sumner. “Manitoba Hydro had a very busy day in some parts of … Read more