‘Many streets’ flooded in Windsor, Ont., due to heavy rain

By on August 28, 2017


Police in Ontario's Niagara region said Sunday that a 43-year-old man was wanted for first degree murder in connection with the death of his stepson. (Photo: abdallahh/ Flickr)
Police in Ontario’s Niagara region said Sunday that a 43-year-old man was wanted for first degree murder in connection with the death of his stepson. (Photo: abdallahh/ Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

WINDSOR, Ont. — Windsor police say “many streets” in the city have been flooded due to heavy rain Monday night.

Environment Canada had issued a rainfall warning for Windsor, Leamington and Essex County, saying some areas west of Harrow may have already received more than 75 millimetres of rain.

Another 25 millimetres of so were expected in some areas and the weather agency said showers and isolated thunderstorims were expected to persist into Tuesday.

The Environment Canada warning cautions that heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Police are urging people to use caution while driving.