The storm, named Leslie, on the way to the sea has left a swath of destruction in the form of fallen trees, poles with electric cables, torn roofs, broken windows, scattered boats and flooded several villages about. Newfoundland. Despite the fact that the rescue services had long enough to sort out the rubble and debris in the streets, all of us were glad that the current storm lingered a while and had not a destructive force, as Igor storm two years ago.
Wind speed in the storm Leslie reached 137 km / h, which is de-energized almost the entire peninsula of Avalon, including the city of St. John's. Without electricity, the remaining 45 million homes, to restore damage may require a day or more. Leslie worked territory diameter of about 800 km, but the most affected areas of the eastern coast of the island.
Locals warned that many roads are flooded or inundated with traffic lights not working due to lack of electricity, so the time has recommended not to travel outside the independent cities. Even some hydro work in emergency mode.
At the moment, schools, government agencies and various public services are in a temporary leave, as do their work as usual they can not. In the town of Badger, just in case of emergency was declared. Company Marine Atlantic ferry canceled all flights to Nova Scotia, as domestic flights are not performed in full.
The Canadian Hurricane Center said that in the next 12:00 Newfoundland and adjacent areas of Canada will feel the impact of weather system Leslie, rains will be tangible especially in the western part of the storm, and the wind is in the east.