The intense and powerful windstorm that passed through Ontario yesterday caused absolute chaos, leaving serious destruction in its wake.
The windstorm, which was said to have high winds up to 90 km/h, took down power lines, knocked over trees and left nearly 100,000 customers in southern Ontario without power.
While many of us heeded Environment Canada’s warnings and stayed indoors, others headed outside to capture the storm and its aftermath.
For those of us who weren’t so brave, check out top photos and videos of yesterday’s powerful windstorm in Toronto.
Tens of thousands without power in southern Ontario due to windstorm: TORONTO – A powerful windstorm is sweeping through southern Ontario, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people and disrupting travel in the air and on the roads. Environment… https://t.co/A5GCqvwp8K pic.twitter.com/dqYNZ6FTGF
— Canadian Underwriter (@CdnUnderwriter) April 5, 2018
Winds now approaching 100 km/h with my anemometer measuring a gust to 92 km/h.
— Tom Stef (@vaughanweather) April 4, 2018
Approximately 100,000 customers are without power in southern Ontario as damaging winds continue. See the latest wind warnings and weather Alerts: https://t.co/bUx6XvK77P #ONstorm pic.twitter.com/t5qIEo6onZ
— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) April 4, 2018
— TJ Connors (@tjconnorstweets) April 4, 2018
— Louise Boscardin (@LouiseBoscardin) April 4, 2018
— Therm Scissorpunch (@Keana_Banana_) April 4, 2018
— meganfluevog (@meganfluevog) October 15, 2017