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Forecast models show hurricane Teddy could hit Maritimes next week

HALIFAX — The Canadian Hurricane Centre’s top meteorologist is suggesting the combination of hurricane Teddy and a continuing pandemic should prompt Maritimers to plan well ahead for potential power outages. The storm was churning northward southeast of Bermuda on Friday, with maximum wind speeds over 200 kilometres per hour. A forecast from the centre said Teddy will approach the Maritimes early next...

‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage
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‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage

HALIFAX — Dorian slammed into the Maritimes on Saturday, its powerful gusts uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and yanking down power lines — leaving more than 450,000 people in the dark as the post−tropical storm made landfall near Halifax. Torrential rain, pounding surf and howling winds reaching up to 148 kilometres per hour were reported early in the evening, with the region’s largest city appearing to suffer...