Hurricane Fiona forecast to bring ‘severe’ winds, heavy rainfall to Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX – As much as 200 millimetres of rain is forecast to fall on Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec this weekend, as hurricane Fiona tracks towards the East Coast. In addition to significant storm surge, potential for flooding in coastal and mainland areas and an “all-time’’ low pressure across the region, the potentially ”historic“ storm […]

Flood Threat Continues in Georgia, Other States

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Flood watches were in effect in the U.S. southeast and much of the northeast on Monday as forecasters warned of the possibility of torrential downpours on Labor Day across already saturated ground. Among the hardest-hit areas in this weekend’s storms was northwest Georgia, where 12 inches (30 centimeters) of rain fell […]