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Heavy rain for the Avalon and Burin

Heavy rain is expected across the Avalon Peninsula and Burin Peninsula today, tonight, and Wednesday.

Rainfall amounts of 125 mm is possible by Wednesday afternoon.

There are rainfall warnings in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Burin Peninsula

  • St. John's and vicinity

Similar events in the past have led to:

  • localized flooding, especially in locations with poor drainage

  • elevated water levels in creeks and streams, at times flowing over the banks

  • water pooling on roads, and erosion of road shoulders


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