A tree crashed through a window in the West End after heavy storm (PHOTOS)

Sep 30 2021, 5:01 pm

Fall is off to a stormy start in Vancouver, and one neighbourhood has been pummelled hard by wind causing trees to come crashing down.

On Wednesday, Environment Canada issued a weather warning. They predicted heavy rainfall and winds up to 70 km/hour.

Overnight, the city was hit hard. In Metro Vancouver, more than 5,000 people were affected by power outages.

In the West End, at Nelson Street and Guilford Street, a massive tree crashed down amidst the storm.

The tree smashed right into the building at 1895 Nelson Street, completely blocking the road.

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Mark Ainley

Vicky Ainley

Vicky Ainley

The tree even caused a window to smash. Just two weeks prior, another tree toppled in the West End neighbourhood on the same block.

 

 

Vicky Ainley

Vicky Ainley

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Megan Devlin

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Megan Devlin

As of Thursday, there are still weather warnings in effect for the area. More rain is expected to fall and wind gusts could reach 60 km/hour again.

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