Remnants of post-tropical storm Philippe brings high winds and heavy rain to Maritimes

Remnants of post-tropical storm Philippe brings high winds and heavy rain to Maritimes

The remnants of post-tropical Storm Philippe have mixed with one other low stress system and the merger of the 2 methods is now bringing excessive winds and heavy rain to the Maritimes. 

In response to CBC Meteorologist Tina Simpkin, the rain is heaviest within the west and can proceed to push in from west to east. The wind and rain will proceed for the morning and into the afternoon in Prince Edward Island, jap New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

There are energy outages in elements of the Maritimes Sunday morning. 

Round 1,677 clients had been with out energy in elements of New Brunswick as of 8:30 a.m., in keeping with the utilities outage map. Over half of the outages are within the Rothesay space, in keeping with N.B. Energy. 

Nova Scotia Energy is reporting round 220 clients are affected by outages on Sunday. 

The outage map for Maritime Electrical in P.E.I. reported greater than a thousand clients misplaced energy within the Summerside and Miscouche early Sunday however that has been diminished to round 5 clients affected within the province. 

Journey disruptions

The Confederation Bridge added restrictions to crossings on Sunday morning. Automobiles towing trailers, bikes and high-sided autos together with vans, tractor-trailers, leisure autos and buses can’t cross the bridge to P.E.I. 

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Northumberland Ferries has additionally cancelled all service between Wooden Islands, P.E.I., and Caribou, N.S., for Sunday. 

Marine Atlantic has made a number of modifications to its route serving North Sydney, N.S., and Port aux Basques, N.L.

Two crossings at 11:45 a.m. Sunday are additionally cancelled. 

4 crossings have been cancelled since 11:15 p.m. Saturday and Marine Atlantic is anticipating potential schedule impacts all through Sunday. Passengers impacted by the modifications might be notified of their rescheduled departures time.

Bay Ferries cancelled the Sunday morning crossings on the Fundy Rose from Saint John at 8 a.m. and Digby at 11 a.m. The afternoon schedule is unchanged.

Crossings from Yarmouth, N.S., to Bar Harbor, Maine on the CAT ferry have been cancelled Sunday in anticipation of excessive winds and tough seas. Saturday crossings had been additionally cancelled, passengers affected might be contacted by a Bay Ferries consultant. 

The final sailings of the 12 months for the CAT are scheduled for Monday. 


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