|A Hydro Quebec crew restores power in St Georges in the Beauce region after strong thunderstorms Monday afternoon. (Twitter@hydroquebec)|
On Monday, strong storms developed across northern Vermont and moved into the Eastern Townships and Beauce region of Quebec. Heavy rain caused some minor flooding along with reports of hail. According to Hydro Quebec, power outages were numerous in the region, but most customers have been restored as of this morning.
Environment Canada has confirmed an EF-2 tornado struck Teviotdale, Ontario late Sunday. The 9pm storm was part of a large area of fierce thunderstorms that cut power to over 50,000 homes in Ontario. Major damage was reported along a 7 kilometre by 200 metre path. EF-2 tornadoes are capable of winds up to 177km/h. Elsewhere in the province wind damage was widespread, with many regions reporting gusts in excess of 100km/h with the thunderstorms.