Severe weather

People swim in the elevated pool, called Sky Pool, in London, Monday, July 18, 2022. Britain’s first-ever extreme heat warning is in effect for large parts of England as hot, dry weather that has scorched mainland Europe for the past week moves north, disrupting travel, health care and schools. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

Weather has disrupted travel, health care and schools

  • Jul 19, 2022

 

Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for Mountain View County at 2:49 p.m. on July 7, 2022, and a tornado touched down east of Bergen shortly afterwards. (Photo by Braydon Morriseau with @PrairieChasers)

Thursday’s tornado in central Alberta hidden behind curtain of rain

‘There was one house with a metal roof that got part of it peeled off,’ says storm chaser

 

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Red Deer and central Alberta. (Black Press File Photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer and central Alberta

Severe thunderstorm warning for Rocky Mountain House, Caroline

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Red Deer and central Alberta. (Black Press File Photo)
A motorist remains in their vehicle as they wait for crews to make sure they can leave safely, after power lines and utility poles came down onto their car during a major storm, on Merivale Road in Ottawa, on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says emergency alerts that broadcast over the cell network to warn of severe weather should be improved to make sure they're getting to the right people at the right time.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

A motorist remains in their vehicle as they wait for crews to make sure they can leave safely, after power lines and utility poles came down onto their car during a major storm, on Merivale Road in Ottawa, on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says emergency alerts that broadcast over the cell network to warn of severe weather should be improved to make sure they're getting to the right people at the right time.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The remains of the roof of a hardware store that lifted off and crashed into neighbouring houses during a major storm is seen spread across residences in the community of Hammond in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., Monday, May 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Many Ontario residents could be waiting several days for power after weekend storm

Many Ontario residents could be waiting several days for power after weekend storm

The remains of the roof of a hardware store that lifted off and crashed into neighbouring houses during a major storm is seen spread across residences in the community of Hammond in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., Monday, May 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Residents and community members gather to look at a tree that was destroyed during a major storm in Ottawa on Saturday, May 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Death toll from Saturday’s storm hits 10 as communities survey damage

Death toll from Saturday’s storm hits 10 as communities survey damage

Residents and community members gather to look at a tree that was destroyed during a major storm in Ottawa on Saturday, May 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Environment Canada isssues extreme cold warning alert. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Environment Canada isssues extreme cold warning alert. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
FILE - A woman walks through a snow covered plaza in downtown Vancouver, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snow covers southern B.C., rain and freezing rain to come, as cold still grips north

Prolonged bouts of freezing rain over Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island forecast

FILE - A woman walks through a snow covered plaza in downtown Vancouver, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Mountain Chickadee is a common sight in the valley during winter. These birds do not migrate, and to survive they eat up to 20 times more food in winter than in warmer months. (Photo Nienke Klaver)
The Mountain Chickadee is a common sight in the valley during winter. These birds do not migrate, and to survive they eat up to 20 times more food in winter than in warmer months. (Photo Nienke Klaver)
Environment Canada issues an extreme cold warning for central Alberta. (File photo by Black Press)

Extreme cold strikes Red Deer and central Alberta

Red Deer Catholic Schools cancels rural school buses

Environment Canada issues an extreme cold warning for central Alberta. (File photo by Black Press)
A truck gets swallowed up by rising flood waters from the United States as waters cross the border into Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. British Columbians are bracing for more rain after mudslides and flooding caused devastation in parts of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

British Columbia braces for third ‘atmospheric river’ after recent floods

Rain expected near the North Shore mountains and Squamish

A truck gets swallowed up by rising flood waters from the United States as waters cross the border into Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. British Columbians are bracing for more rain after mudslides and flooding caused devastation in parts of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE - Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for central Alberta early Monday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Rainfall warning issued for Red Deer and central Alberta

70 mm forecast for parts of central Alberta

FILE - Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for central Alberta early Monday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Environment Canada has forecast another heat wave for Alberta. (File photo)
Environment Canada has forecast another heat wave for Alberta. (File photo)
Environment Canada issued a heat warning early Thursday for central Alberta. (Black Press file photo)

Heat warning for Red Deer and central Alberta

Monitor for symptoms of heat stroke, heat exhaustion

Environment Canada issued a heat warning early Thursday for central Alberta. (Black Press file photo)
Cherries at Pravin Dhaliwal’s family farm in Oliver, B.C., are seen cooked on their trees, when the temperature hit a record 41.5 C in a June 2021 handout photo. Dhaliwal is trying to maintain his passion as a third-generation farmer while dealing with the reality of climate change and says farmers need more support from provincial and federal governments. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Pravin Dhaliwal

Farmers say heat wave, drought show vulnerable agricultural sector needs support

Farmers for Climate Solutions say the future of farming in Canada will require government support

Cherries at Pravin Dhaliwal’s family farm in Oliver, B.C., are seen cooked on their trees, when the temperature hit a record 41.5 C in a June 2021 handout photo. Dhaliwal is trying to maintain his passion as a third-generation farmer while dealing with the reality of climate change and says farmers need more support from provincial and federal governments. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Pravin Dhaliwal
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for central Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Another hot one for Red Deer and central Alberta

Heat warning issued by Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for central Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Frank Barakat carries his daughter Valentina, 2, through an shopping aisle dedicated for hurricane supplies as the Home Depot store prepares for possible effects of tropical storm Elsa in Miami on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Elsa fell back to tropical storm force as it brushed past Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Saturday and threatened to unleash flooding and landslides before taking aim at Cuba and Florida. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, could become hurricane

Frank Barakat carries his daughter Valentina, 2, through an shopping aisle dedicated for hurricane supplies as the Home Depot store prepares for possible effects of tropical storm Elsa in Miami on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Elsa fell back to tropical storm force as it brushed past Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Saturday and threatened to unleash flooding and landslides before taking aim at Cuba and Florida. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)
Red Deerians are urged to take precautions to protect against extreme heat. (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deerians are urged to take precautions to protect against extreme heat. (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Albert Huynh cools off in the frigid Lynn Creek water as Leanne Opuyes, left, laughs in North Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, June 28, 2021. A stifling heat wave throughout much of Western Canada is unusual because of the nighttime temperatures it is bringing, says an expert. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Albert Huynh cools off in the frigid Lynn Creek water as Leanne Opuyes, left, laughs in North Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, June 28, 2021. A stifling heat wave throughout much of Western Canada is unusual because of the nighttime temperatures it is bringing, says an expert. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck