Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Montreal

Apr 18 2019, 12:30 pm

We’re about to enter Easter weekend and, sadly, it doesn’t seem like the weather will be on our side.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Montreal and its surrounding areas, calling for up to 50 mm of rain.

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“A series of low pressure systems will bring significant rainfall amounts over a long period of time,” reads the alert.

The “significant rainfall” amounts are expected mainly for Friday and Saturday, when 25 to 50 millimetres of rain could fall.

Environment Canada

The statement was issued in the early hours of Thursday morning and is in effect for the following areas:

  • Châteauguay – La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil – Varennes area
  • Montréal Island area

Environment Canada urges citizens to monitor the weather website for updates regarding the significant expected downfall of rain.

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