Heavy rainfall on Monday July 8, 2013 in the evening have caused numerous floods, blackouts and chaos across Mississauga and Toronto. Record-breaking rainfall of 126 millimetres of rain, surpassing 121.4 from Hurricane Hazel in 1954. Over 300,000 people were without power last night across the GTA. Square One Mall was evacuated due to flooding. It looks like Square One mall is now open; however, stores are closed. Get more updates at ShopSquareOne.com before heading to the mall.
Toronto Floods – Affecting Flights at Toronto Pearson Airport
Toronto Pearson has cancelled several flights, while other flights are delayed. Check Toronto Pearson’s Website for more information. The website was down due to the flooding yesterday, so you may need to contact the airline directly if the site does not work.
Toronto Floods and Mississauga GO Trains
– Lakeshore West: bus connection between Port Credit and Long Branch.
– Milton: No stops at Kipling GO Station, and delays due to signal malfunction
– Union station is closed and evacuated.