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vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca 26 Nov, 2021 01:30 am

BC Storm: Ferries cancelled but power restored to thousands on Vancouver Island

BC Storm: Ferries cancelled but power restored to thousands on Vancouver Island
More than 6,000 people were without power on Vancouver Island Thursday morning as the first of several storms swept along B.C.'s coast.

Ferries cancelled, power restored to thousands on Vancouver Island following storm Victoria - More than 6,000 BC hydro customers were without power on Vancouver Island Thursday morning as the first of several storms swept along B.WIND AND RAIN WARNINGS Rainfall warnings are still in effect for West Vancouver Island and North Vancouver Island, while a wind warning is active for East Vancouver Island.In West Vancouver Island, 50 to 60 millimetres of rain is expected to fall Thursday.Meanwhile, 50 to 100 millimetres of rainfall is expected in North Vancouver Island Thursday.

In East Vancouver Island, strong wind gusts between 70 and 90 km/h are expected Thursday morning before easing in the afternoon.Several routes along Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and the Southern Gulf Islands were cancelled due to strong winds.

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