The time to prepare is over and the time to hunker down is now: Fiona has arrived in Atlantic Canada.
Environment Canada said in an update just before midnight AT that Fiona, now a post-tropical storm, was expected to make landfall with severe winds and very heavy rainfall “in the next few hours.”
More than 207,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were affected by outages by 1 a.m. AT., meaning almost 40 per cent of the province is without power. P.E.I. had more than 15,000 outages, while N.B. had more than 6,000, concentrated in the southeast.
This storm is producing severe winds and very
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