Special Weather Statement issued for Monday; Significant storm expected

Posted: October 14, 2023 10:09 pm | Last Updated: October 16th, 2023 6:48 am
By Eddie Sheerr


The Environment and Climate Change Canada Weather Office in Gander has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for Monday for the following locations:

  • The Avalon Peninsula North
  • The Avalon Peninsula Southeast
  • St. John’s & vicinity
  • The Avalon Peninsula Southwest
  • The Burin Peninsula
  • Bonavista North
  • The Bonavista Peninsula
  • Clarenville & vicinity
  • Terra Nova

Significant rainfall and strong winds are expected Monday.

Locations: eastern Newfoundland.

Total rainfall: 30 to 50 mm with locally higher amounts possible.

Maximum wind gusts: 60 to 80 km/h from the northeast.

Time span: Monday morning to Tuesday morning. Remarks: rainfall rates may reach 5 to 10 mm per hour over some areas. Similar storms in the past have caused minor flooding and power outages.

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