Veteran Submitted: August 29, 2015 Lower Mainland Storm Photos

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On August 29, 2015, the lower mainland of British Columbia was subjected to a major wind and rain storm.  Extremely high winds blew over many trees taking out electricity to over  which blew down  400,000 residents.

 

 

 

 

As such, homes were without power for several days and traffic congestion with no traffic lights.  News stories were filled with hardships and how neighbours pulled together to help each other.

From this storm, we have included some photographs which represents a sample of the damage through the lower mainland of British Columbia.

One of many storm clouds that delivered high winds and rain on the lower mainland of British Columbia.

August 30, 2015 – One of many storm clouds that delivered high winds and rain on the lower mainland of British Columbia.

August 29, 2015 - One of many trees that were blown over by the storm and took out the local electrical power.

August 29, 2015 – One of many trees that were blown over by the storm and took out the local electrical power on 40th Avenue in south Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 - Photograph of a downed power line on 168 Street in south Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 – Photograph of a downed power line on 168 Street in south Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 - Three vehicles impacted by a blown over tree.

August 29, 2015 – Three vehicles impacted by a blown over tree in Cloverdale BC.

August 29, 2015 - House damaged from fallen tree.

August 29, 2015 – House damaged from fallen tree on 172 Street in Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 - Photograph of a crushed medal shed at a home on 168 Street in south Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 – Photograph of a crushed medal shed at a home on 168 Street in south Surrey, B.C.

August 29, 2015 - Photograph of minor damage wind damage to a local business in Cloverdale BC.

August 29, 2015 – Photograph of minor wind damage to a local business in Cloverdale BC.

If you have photographs that shows the damage from the storm, please sent them and we will add them to this webpage.  Our email address is strong16941Sheldon@gmail.com

 

 

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