Canada Spring storm brings down trees, knocks out power across Quebec

15:01  05 april  2018
15:01  05 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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a car parked on the side of a building: While Montreal was mostly spared from the snow, late-night winds of up to 90 km/h brought down trees and billboards across the city. © Alain Béland/Radio-Canada While Montreal was mostly spared from the snow, late-night winds of up to 90 km/h brought down trees and billboards across the city.

Strong winds have created a mess along the streets of Montreal and thousands of homes are without power this morning after a spring storm ripped through Quebec.

As of 5 a.m., more than Hydro-Québec 46,000 clients are without power in Quebec — about 22,000 of them in the Montérégie and 1,400 in Montreal.

The blast of winter weather brought heavy rain and thick snow to most of the province Wednesday.

The storm hampered commutes, cancelled flights, and closed schools and major roads for the day. 

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Many schools in the Seacoast closed or delayed openings Monday amid widespread power outages after an overnight storm brought heavy rain and high winds to the region. Williams said hundreds of roads continue to be blocked by downed trees and power lines across the state.

The intense storm that hit New Hampshire on Monday not only knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and brought down power lines and trees , it also flooded and washed out some roads.

The messy mix brought up to 40 centimetres of snow to some areas, including Quebec City and the Gaspé.

While Montreal was mostly spared from the snow, late-night winds of up to 90 km/h brought down trees and billboards across the city.

a close up of a street: Highway 116 in Lévis was © Geneviève Poulin/Radio-Canada Highway 116 in Lévis was "like a skating rink" on Wednesday morning.

It appears the brunt of the storm is over because Environment Canada has lifted all previous weather warnings for the province.

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Montreal hasn't been hit by a mid-April storm like this since 2007, according to Environment Canada meteorologist Steve Boily.Ready or not, a spring storm is coming. You can’t hide.

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