British Columbia receives heavy rainfall


Portions of British Columbia received large amounts of much-needed rain on Thursday.


Some areas received over 100 mm of rain from the moisture-laden frontal system.


For a time Highway 1 between Lytton and Spences Bridge was closed due to a landslide risk.


Below is a summary of rainfall amounts:

  • Vancouver Harbour: 75.8 mm

  • Vancouver International Airport: 50.9 mm

  • Delta Burns Bog: 53.9 mm

  • Pitt Meadows: 77.0 mm

  • White Rock: 50.6 mm

  • West Vancouver: 86.7 mm

  • Abbotsford Airport: 58.7 mm

  • Agassiz: 59.2 mm

  • Hope Airport: 42.7 mm

  • Squamish Airport: 87.0 mm

  • Pam Rocks: 84.2 mm

  • Port Mellon: 116.0 mm

  • Whistler: 54.6 mm

  • Pemberton: 51.7 mm

  • Qualicum Beach: 36.7 mm

  • Bowser: 77.0 mm

  • Comox Airport: 59.6 mm

  • Comox: 76.5 mm

  • North Courtenay: 55.9 mm

  • Sechelt: 42.3 mm

  • Powell River: 48.5 mm

  • Port Alberni: 76.2 mm

Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada


Rainfall warnings remain in effect for the Fraser Canyon and the Fraser Valley but is expected to end this morning.


There is a risk of showers today and a few showers are expected tonight.