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18 photos and videos of Metro Vancouver's chaotic flooding

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Vincent Plana Oct 29, 2018 9:49 am 1,274

Last night, a sudden and chaotic blast of rainfall brought localized flooding and deteriorating conditions to Metro Vancouver.

A number of streets were swallowed in water, leaving cars stalled, stranded, and abandoned across the downtown core.

The torrential downpour caused the Vancouver Police to close down 2nd Avenue between the Cambie Street Bridge and Main Street.

Here are some photos and videos showing the worst of yesterday’s flooding:

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(Bijan Makarechi)

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(Bijan Makarechi)

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Cars damaged and stranded by street flooding in Vancouver on October 28, 2018. (Nicolas Andre Guaiquin)

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A car damaged in a flooded parking lot in downtown Vancouver on October 28, 2018. (Nicolas Andre Guaiquin)

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Cars damaged and stranded by street flooding in Vancouver on October 28, 2018. (Aleksandra Potkonjak)

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Flooding on 2nd Avenue and Columbia Street in Vancouver. (Justin Kaiser / Twitter)

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