hit by storm Canada On Saturday (21) they killed at least five people and damaged the structure of cities in the Ontario region.
According to the Meteorological Service bulletin, there is also a group of injured and at least 350,000 people were left without electricity due to damage to the transmission network.
Preliminary reports said, “A very strong string of storms developed near Sarnia late Saturday morning and moved northeastward from southern Ontario toward Ottawa on Saturday afternoon. Wind winds over a large portion of southern Ontario.” Gusts were reported while a heavy storm passed.”
Winds reached over 130 km/h, which toppled poles, uprooted trees and destroyed homes. Local residents share photos of the damage on social media with #ONStorm at the request of the weather service. (see below)
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauexpressed himself on a social network this Sunday.
“Yesterday’s storms hit Ontario and Quebec, causing severe damage, killing many and leaving many without power. We are thinking of all those affected and thank the teams that were struck by lightning. Working to restore – we stand ready to provide federal aid when needed.” Trudeau said.