Windstorm

Strong wind and swelling waves are seen during a storm in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Rain and gusty winds are forecast for several parts of B.C. May 17. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Warning issued as strong winds, heavy rainfall head for coastal B.C.

Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley to be hit Tuesday to Wednesday night

 

Duke Point Ferry Terminal. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Multiple ferry routes between Vancouver Island, mainland cancelled Jan. 2 due to high winds

“We will resume service as soon as it is safe to do so,” BC Ferries said in a statement

Duke Point Ferry Terminal. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Wild winds wallop Chilliwack, thousand of people without power

Trees down, trailer flipped upside-down and toppled highway sign all result of storm

This sign on Highway 1 west of Evans Road toppled over during the Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 wind storm. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A fallen tree lays on top a car parked on Nowell Street near Chilliwack Central Road during Tuesday’s wind storm in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Windstorm wallops trees and power lines in Chilliwack for 12 hours

Fire crews pushed to limits with chaos on roadways throughout Chilliwack Tuesday afternoon

A fallen tree lays on top a car parked on Nowell Street near Chilliwack Central Road during Tuesday’s wind storm in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An RV travelling at full speed on Highway 1 on the morning of Oct. 13, 2020 was hit by a falling tree during a major windstorm. RCMP said it was a miracle there were no serious injuries. (Shane MacKichan photo)An RV travelling at full speed on Highway 1 on the morning of Oct. 13, 2020 was hit by a falling tree during a major windstorm. RCMP said it was a miracle there were no serious injuries. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Trees hit parked car, RV on Highway 1 near Chilliwack during major windstorm

No serious injuries reported but traffic stopped for cleanup efforts

An RV travelling at full speed on Highway 1 on the morning of Oct. 13, 2020 was hit by a falling tree during a major windstorm. RCMP said it was a miracle there were no serious injuries. (Shane MacKichan photo)An RV travelling at full speed on Highway 1 on the morning of Oct. 13, 2020 was hit by a falling tree during a major windstorm. RCMP said it was a miracle there were no serious injuries. (Shane MacKichan photo)
A motorist and his family were trapped inside a vehicle hit by falling wires along Lougheed Highway Monday afternoon. The highway is expected to be shut down for at least another eight hours as BC Hydro repairs damaged and downed poles and wires along the section of Lougheed Highway between 240th and 272nd Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

UPDATE: Family trapped as fallen wires shut down Lougheed Highway through Maple Ridge

VIDEO: Traffic is being diverted north to Dewdney Trunk Road Monday afternoon, with Hwy. 7 closed

A motorist and his family were trapped inside a vehicle hit by falling wires along Lougheed Highway Monday afternoon. The highway is expected to be shut down for at least another eight hours as BC Hydro repairs damaged and downed poles and wires along the section of Lougheed Highway between 240th and 272nd Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
(Black Press Media files)

Winds up to 70 km/hr expected across Metro Vancouver

Winds are expected to subside overnight

(Black Press Media files)