First of next three atmospheric rivers makes landfall in B.C.

First of next three atmospheric rivers makes landfall in B.C.

Parts of B.C.’s South Coast remain under weather warnings Thursday as the first of three expected atmospheric rivers hit the province. Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound and West Vancouver Island remain under a rainfall warning. Between 50 millimetres and 80 millimetres of rain is expected to fall in the Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver and Howe Sound. Environment Canada said the rain will be the heaviest Thursday as the storm moves across the South Coast. The heavy rain will ease Thursday night as the system moves out of the region. Rainfall amounts are expected to be lower than the Nov. 13 to 15 event, which caused widespread and devastating flooding, landslides and mudslides that killed five people. The mayor of Abbotsford will be keeping a “careful eye” on the Nooksack …
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