(Black Press Media files)

(Black Press Media files)

Heavy rain on the way for Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound

Up to 80 millimetres of rain is expected

It’s expected to be a wet week for Metro Vancouver and the Howe Sound as a rainfall warning was issued Wednesday morning.

Environment Canada said both regions could see up to 80 millimetres of rain by midday with an “intense frontal system” approaching the area.

The downpour is forecasted to ease by midday Thursday but low-lying areas could see localized flooding and washed-out roads.

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