B.C. windstorm

January 13, 2021 - Boys get soaked as they play in waves crashing over the railing along Dallas Road next to the Ogden Point breakwater. High winds created the big waves on an otherwise sunny day. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Wind breaks for sunshine in Greater Victoria

Forecast looks brighter after overnight wind storm

 

The Sooke Potholes are closed until further notice. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather

Downed powerlines, fallen trees prevent access

 

The Sooke School District is reporting cancellations and delays on a number of bus routes due to the windstorm. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria schools face power outages, cancelled bus routes

Multiple schools without power across the region

 

A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria from Jan. 12 through Jan. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)

Winds up to 70 km/h expected across Greater Victoria

Winds to ease early Wednesday afternoon, Environment Canada says

A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria from Jan. 12 through Jan. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich fire and police and BC Hydro are on site at the intersection of Feltham Road and Shelbourne Street dealing with a tree that fell on the power lines. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

UPDATED: Tree takes out Saanich power lines, adding to Tuesday’s mass outages

Nearly 2,000 Greater Victoria customers without power Tuesday evening

Saanich fire and police and BC Hydro are on site at the intersection of Feltham Road and Shelbourne Street dealing with a tree that fell on the power lines. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
BC Ferries sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen are cancelled Tuesday due to high winds. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: All Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen sailings cancelled until Wednesday

BC Ferries announced cancellations due to adverse weather

BC Ferries sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen are cancelled Tuesday due to high winds. (Black Press Media file photo)
A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria Monday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Strong wind whips Greater Victoria

Winds predicted to subside by Monday afternoon

A wind warning is in effect for Greater Victoria Monday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
This fence wasn’t built for water, but try telling that to a king tide that tangled with a rainstorm on Nov. 17. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

PHOTOS: A king tide tangled with a rainstorm to make dramatically high water levels in Coal Harbour

The North Island hamlet withstood the phenomena, but it was unlike any they’d seen before

This fence wasn’t built for water, but try telling that to a king tide that tangled with a rainstorm on Nov. 17. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
When the wind howls, trees can come down and may bring power lines with them. (Black Press Media file photo)

Storms prompt downed power line warning from BC Hydro

‘Stay back 10 metres and dial 911,’ in event of damaged electrical lines, poles

When the wind howls, trees can come down and may bring power lines with them. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heavy rain caused wastewater contamination at Saanich and Oak Bay beaches. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD warns of wastewater overflows contaminating Greater Victoria beaches

Health advisory in place for Saanich, Oak Bay shorelines

Heavy rain caused wastewater contamination at Saanich and Oak Bay beaches. (Black Press Media file photo)
Winds rage and close the walkway in Sidney on Nov. 17. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)

Power down for swatch of rural residents near Brentwood Bay

Winds blamed for handful of outages across Greater Victoria

Winds rage and close the walkway in Sidney on Nov. 17. (Wolfgang Depner/News Staff)
Gusty winds are expected to hit Victoria Monday afternoon. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Winds upwards of 70 km/h expected for Greater Victoria

Gusty outflow winds expected to hit B.C. after weather change in the prairies

Gusty winds are expected to hit Victoria Monday afternoon. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Greater Victoria with expected gusts up to 90km Sunday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Greater Victoria with expected gusts up to 90km Sunday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for most of Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues gale warnings for most of Vancouver Island

Gale warnings in effect for most of Vancouver Island and west coast Mainland

  • Oct 20, 2019
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for most of Vancouver Island