At least 18 dead, millions stranded as floods ravage India, Bangladesh – National

At least 18 dead, millions stranded as floods ravage India, Bangladesh – National

Army troops were called in to rescue thousands of people stranded by massive floods that have ravaged northeastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes underwater and severing transport links, authorities said Saturday. In India’s Assam state, at least nine people were killed in the floods and 2 million saw their homes submerged, according to … Read more

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

A home on Peguis First Nation with a Tiger Dam around it for Fisher River flooding north of Winnipeg on May 15.JOHN WOODS/The Canadian Press Calgary declared a state of emergency Monday as torrential rains were predicted to pelt Southern Alberta with more than a month’s worth of rain in just three days, but the … Read more

Dozens issued evacuation notices in Morden as overland flooding overtakes town – Winnipeg

Dozens issued evacuation notices in Morden as overland flooding overtakes town – Winnipeg

Streets in Morden were looking more like rivers Saturday morning and around fifty homes have been issued evacuation notices after severe outland flooding overtook the town overnight. “We’ve received a substantial amount of rainfall over the last 24 hours, which, coupled with the remnant of the Colorado low we had last weekend, is causing a … Read more

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montrealers can expect some slippery driving conditions Tuesday due to late-season snowfall bringing heavy, wet snow to the city. According to Environment Canada, a major weather system from the east coast of the US is bringing 10 cm of snow to the Greater Montreal area, with temperatures hovering near freezing. “Visibilities will be significantly reduced … Read more

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City; Montreal in for some snow

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City;  Montreal in for some snow

A storm surge warning is in effect for the Quebec City area as rising waters make for possible floods in the area. Strong winds are expected, caused by a low-pressure system from the Eastern American seabord. High waves could also result in shoreline erosion in vulnerable areas. About five centimeters of snow are expected to … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

It might be spring and the tulips are trying to bloom, but winter isn’t done with the London region just yet. According to Environment Canada, there is currently a winter weather travel advisory in effect for London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County and Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County. The forecast is calling … Read more

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more