November 30, 2022

La Ronge Northerner

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Hurricane Fiona was already felt offshore

Several thousand people in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island lost power Friday night due to the hurricane’s strong winds. Fiona is approaching.

Published yesterday at 11:32 pm.

Delphine Belzile

Delphine Belzile
Pres

Cyclone Fiona The tropical cyclone was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Friday evening. Already, more than 14,000 homes in Nova Scotia have lost power. Environment Canada meteorologist Bob Robichaud said more than 1,000 homes on Prince Edward Island were left in the dark on Saturday after gusts of up to 145 kilometers per hour.

According to him, the power of the hurricane Fiona Maybe more than a hurricane JohnIt devastated Halifax in 2003. Experts are also expecting one of the most powerful storms in Canadian history.

Earlier on Friday evening, coastal residents stocked up on essentials and barricaded themselves in their homes to prevent damage from the storm. Cyclone-affected areas are likely to receive up to 200 millimeters of rain Fiona Saturday.

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