Tornado Watch severe thunderstorm issued for Montreal this afternoon and evening

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Montreal this afternoon and evening

“Don’t forget that severe thunderstorms can sometimes produce tornadoes.”

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montreal today, with conditions capable of producing very strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy downpours this afternoon and evening.

According to Environment Canada, lightning causes injuries and deaths every year, and Canadians are reminded to remain indoors during thunderstorms. The announcement also noted that severe thunderstorms can sometimes produce tornadoes.

“Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.”

Stay safe out there.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Montreal this afternoon and evening

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