It’s raining, it’s pouring in Parksville Qualicum Beach – but the sogginess is expected to ease this afternoon (Jan. 7).
Stormy weather continues with several Winter Storm Warnings and Rainfall Warnings still in effect.
All the details here: https://t.co/aHIC0Q7aUI
— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) January 7, 2020
Environment Canada says the moist Pacific frontal system that’s hit the east coast of Vancouver Island will let up Tuesday, but only after delivering between 60 and 90 millimeters of rain in the region.
It's "bring your rainboots to work" day! Up to 90mm of rain expected in #Parksville #QualicumBeach. @environmentca has issued a rainfall warning for the areas of Nanoose Bay – Fanny Bay. @ParksvilleNews pic.twitter.com/CL2S1rPk36
— Emily Vance (@Emily__Vance) January 7, 2020
Heavy rain started in the evening on Monday, Jan. 6, with Environment Canada warning of the deluge Monday morning.
The organization warns of heavy downpours with the potential to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.
A rainfall warning is also in effect for other areas of B.C.’s south coast, including Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Howe Sound.