Hurricane Beryl remnants set to bring torrential rains to Ottawa this week

Residents in Houston are being warned to stay indoors after Beryl made landfall. Michael Yoshida looks at the damage caused by the category 1 hurricane.

Remnants of Hurricane Beryl are forecasted to bring large amount of rain this week to Ontario.

Following Hurricane Beryl’s landfall in North America, its path is forecasted to hit Ottawa and the surrounding area.

Environment Canada is forecasting its arrival late Tuesday and lingering into Thursday. The storm has weakened and is now classified as a tropical storm.

Heavy rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm per hour could occur at times. Some localized areas might see upwards of 50 mm.

Tropical Storm Beryl track
NOAA Tropical Storm Beryl track. (NOAA)

According to Environment Canada’s special weather statement, forecasted track confidence is low but says “these types of systems in the past have given very high rainfall rates in torrential downpours.”

Keep it here at CityNews as we continue to monitor this storm’s progress and any rainfall warnings.

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