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Old Posted May 30, 2019, 5:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Eau Claire View Post
Wrong thread? Is that the response you were looking for?

Um, how is it the wrong thread? Please explain? It has everything to do with climate change.

Lake Ontario reaches highest level in recorded history, leaving Toronto Islands bracing for more flooding

High winds on Thursday afternoon could lead to waves and water breaches, officials warn
CBC News ยท Posted: May 30, 2019 1:43 PM ET

Water levels on Lake Ontario have reached the highest point in recorded history, putting the Toronto Islands at risk of significant flooding.

Current levels have reached 76.03 metres above sea level, topping the previous record of 75.93 metres which was set in 2017 when the islands were inundated with water.

Toronto Islands face 'distressing time' as lake levels on rise, high winds in store
Ferry service to Hanlan's Point has been suspended and the area around Gibraltar Point has been closed off as a result. Worse, strong winds are expected on Thursday afternoon, something that could lead to "significant wave action," local Coun. Joe Cressy warned.

"This is a difficult time for local residents, who are also working tirelessly to protect the Islands. We are all grateful for volunteer assistance from visitors and the public," Cressy said in a tweet.

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