Severe June storm slams Alberta with hail and flooding

Jun 14 2020, 10:11 am

The calendar says June, but the weather in Alberta doesn’t seem to be listening.

A severe storm brought flooding, hail, and even funnel clouds to parts of the province Saturday on Saturday.

Neighbourhoods in the Calgary area were blanketed in hailstones, with several locals reporting their home and car windows were broken.

City councillor George Chahal tweeted that his ward had been “devastated” by the falling hail.

Calgary-Falconridge MLA Devinder Toor shared photos of the golf-ball sized hail rocks and cars submerged in water.

Several others shared photos of the waterlogged roads around Calgary.

A tornado warning was also issued for parts of southern Alberta Saturday evening, and witnesses captured images of the formidable clouds.

Environment Canada’s Calgary forecast is calling for showers on Sunday before the sun returns on Monday.

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