Vancouver weather: Rainfall warnings issued for south coast

Vancouver weather: Rainfall warnings issued for south coast
Environment Canada issues multiple alerts for Metro Vancouver
Following yesterdays warnings, Environment Canada has once again issued both a wind warning and a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver today, November 26.

Southerly winds up to 80 km/h are expected today and will continue into tonight, causing higher than normal water levels.

VANCOUVER, B.C.: Nov. 26, 2018 – Monday’s weather calls for rain, wind, possible King tides in some places and a whole lot of drying off by the end of the day.

Wind and rainfall warnings have been issued for the Metro Vancouver, North Shore, Sunshine Coast and Fraser Valley regions, with rain expected to increase this morning and continue for most of the day.

Up to 80 millimetres of rain is expected to fall by Tuesday morning across the region, while areas near the Coast Mountains could see up to 120 millimetres.

Winds of up to 80 kilometres an hour are also expected from Vancouver to Langley, and down to Richmond and Delta. Winds are expected to weaken by Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada is also warning of localized flooding in low-lying areas, and of higher than normal water tides near the shore.

Mondays weather calls for rain, wind, possible King tides in some places and a whole lot of drying off by the end of the day. Nick Procaylo / PNG

Today: Rain at times heavy, up to 50 millimetres. Winds of up to 60 kilometres an hour expected this morning.