Weather

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement advising that temperatures in the low 30s are forecast for Sunday and Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Special weather statement warns of hot days ahead on Vancouver Island

Special weather statement forecasts temperatures in the low 30s Sunday and Monday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement advising that temperatures in the low 30s are forecast for Sunday and Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
People sun themselves at Kitsilano Beach as temperatures reached highs into the 20s according to Environment Canada, in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Many B.C. communities hit record high temperatures just before COVID rules relax

Hotter weather has led to concerns about physical distancing

People sun themselves at Kitsilano Beach as temperatures reached highs into the 20s according to Environment Canada, in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A dusting of snow in Errington on April 1. (Walter John photo)

Snow falls in Errington on April 1 (no fooling)

Snow doesn’t stick, but more may come on Friday

  • Apr 1, 2020
A dusting of snow in Errington on April 1. (Walter John photo)
Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Groundhogs got it wrong: spring isn’t coming soon, Weather Network says

The only part of B.C. to warm up early will be Victoria

Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Snow in Nanaimo’s Brechin hill neighbourhood last month. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Significant snowfall’ in the weather forecast for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Tuesday

Snow in Nanaimo’s Brechin hill neighbourhood last month. (News Bulletin file photo)
Ontario Premier Doug Ford checks out Wiarton Willie Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 in Wiarton, Ont. with MPP Bill Walker laughing over his shoulder. Willie did not see his shadow and predicts an early spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ball

Canadian groundhogs divided on winter weather predictions

One groundhog saw his shadow but two others didn’t

Ontario Premier Doug Ford checks out Wiarton Willie Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 in Wiarton, Ont. with MPP Bill Walker laughing over his shoulder. Willie did not see his shadow and predicts an early spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ball
The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)

Hundreds stranded at ski hill in Fraser Valley after heavy rain, landslide

Sasquatch Mountain Resort halts everything until road crews can assess extent of slide

The remains of Hemlock Valley road, pictured Saturday afternoon Families and employees are stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain resort as a result of a landslide Saturday morning. (Zandy Modeste/Contributed)
Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
Ray Gourlay’s backyard along Morningstar Creek. (Ray Gourlay photo)

PQB News readers share photos of flooding in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Rainfall wreaks havoc on backyards and roads

  • Feb 1, 2020
Ray Gourlay’s backyard along Morningstar Creek. (Ray Gourlay photo)
Roads flood during winter storm in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Roads flood during winter storm in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Conditions expected to calm by afternoon

Roads flood during winter storm in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the area of Parksville Qualicum Beach, calling for 60 millimetres of rain by Saturday Feb. 1. (News file photo)

Rainfall warning issued for Parksville Qualicum Beach

Environment Canada says 60 milimeters of rain expected by Saturday

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the area of Parksville Qualicum Beach, calling for 60 millimetres of rain by Saturday Feb. 1. (News file photo)
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer

Was there a tornado on Vancouver Island Monday?

Suspected phone app glitch gives eerie warning

  • Jan 28, 2020
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer
A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Put away the shovels, week of rain ahead for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada calling for wet weather until Sunday

A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Gale warnings in effect for most of Vancouver Island and west coast Mainland

  • Oct 20, 2019
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 8

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 8

The April 8 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Apr 8, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 8
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 2

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 2

The April 2 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Apr 2, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: April 2
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 26

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 26

The March 26 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Mar 26, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 26
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 25

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 25

The March 25 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Mar 25, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 25
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 22

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 22

Did you enjoy the sunshine? The March 22 weather forecast in the…

  • Mar 20, 2019
Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 22