Vancouver to see "super soaker" weekend with up to 30mm of rain

Mar 27 2021, 8:57 am

Vancouver is in for a “super soaker weekend,” with up to 30 millimetres of rain expected to fall before Monday.

According to Environment Canada, the city should see a slight drizzle throughout the day on Saturday, with a high of 10°C in the forecast.

It will be windy near the water this afternoon, and the rain should start by 6 pm. Between 10 and 15 millimetres is expected to fall overnight.

A high of 8°C – and another 10 to 15 millimetres of rain – are in the forecast for Sunday. Wind gusts of up to 80 kilometres an hour are expected in the afternoon.

The showers will continue through to Sunday night, and Environment Canada warns it will be “very windy” as the temperature drops to 2°C.

Environment Canada

The stormy weather should clear up by Monday. Sunny skies and a high of 10°C are in the forecast to start out the new week.

Enjoy the sun while it lasts, though – showers are back in the forecast for Thursday.

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