A state of emergency was declared in Windsor as heavy rains and flooding hit Windsor and Tecumseh, Ontario this week. Between Wednesday evening and Friday morning approximately 135-195 millimeters of rain fell causing approximately 2000 residential basement floods. See below for more on the impacts of the flooding as well as recovery tips and financial aid.
Major Rainstorm and Flooding in Windsor and Tecumseh, Ont.
🔗 Worst of heavy rain over for flood-hit Windsor and Tecumseh, Ont. – CBC News, Oct 2nd, 2016
🔗 Worst of the rain over, but state of emergency continues in Windsor, Tecumseh, Ont – CBC News, Sept 30th, 2016
🔗 Rainstorm, flooding in Windsor, Ont., area damaged more than 1,700 homes – The Toronto Star, Sept 30th, 2016
🔗 Wear rubber boots when exploring your flooded basement – CBC News, Sept 29th, 2016
🔗 Flooding pummels southern Ontario communities, prompting state of emergency – CBC News, Sept 29th, 2016
🔗 Downpour overwhelms city’s sewers, causes flooding – Windsor Star, Sept 29th, 2016
🔗 Heavy rain flooding Windsor roads for morning commute – CBC News, Sept 29th, 2016
Extreme Weather Webinar
🔗 ICLR webinar to focus on challenges in understanding and projecting precipitation extremes – Canadian Underwriter, Sept 26th, 2016