Hundreds without power in Etobicoke after storm

Hundreds without power in Etobicoke after storm

A storm that brought heavy rain and strong winds to Toronto and parts of the York region on Thursday afternoon knocked down trees and knocked down hydroelectric power lines.

Toronto Hydro said they are responding to outages at Etobicoke with about 900 customers without power.

The weather system prompted Environment Canada to issue a severe thunderstorm warning.

Crews are on site to restore power. It is not known when the power will return.

The Toronto Fire said two large trees fell on two houses and a transformer landed on a car on Roseland Avenue.

The residents of the homes have shelter in place, the Toronto Fire said.

Firefighters also responded on Evans Avenue, where a building sign fell and hit a car.

No injuries were reported.

Toronto police also reported some flooding near Gardiner ExpresswCrews is on the scene to restore power. It is not known when the electricity will return. Yes and Kipling Avenue.

The warning ended later in the evening, but the heat warning, which has been in effect since last week, is still in effect.

It will be a mixture of sun and cloud on Friday with an altitude of 27 C and a humidex of 32.

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