Tue. May 24th, 2022

Heavy rain and strong winds have created chaos on Vancouver Island as the latest storm from BC. hit with full force Monday morning.

Residents across Vancouver Island experienced power outages, floods and road closures, among other challenges, as the weather overwhelmed several communities.

Along with major roads such as Highway 1, which is closing down, is asking Emcon Service and the province of BC drivers to stay safe by avoiding the roads if they can.

Residents took to social media to share some of the chaos caused by the recent storm, showcasing images not often seen on Vancouver Island.

Below is a collection of scenes caused by the current unfavorable weather.

Flood at 4095 Homestead Way in Ladysmith – with permission from Jerri Briggs

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