Tornado touched down during stormy Thursday in Saskatchewan.: Environment Canada |

Environment Canada says a tornado touched down in Saskatchewan when the province was hit with severe weather on Thursday. According to Environment Canada, reports indicated that a tornado was detected in both the Morse, Sask., and Central Butte, Sask., areas of the province. Read more: Sudden storm, baseball-sized hail creates chaos in southwestern Manitoba Initially, … Read more

‘First hot stretch of summer’: Incoming B.C. weather will see mercury reach low-to-mid 30s |

For a second day, Environment Canada is warning the public it’s going to get hot later this week, and that most of B.C. will be impacted. Billing it as the first hot stretch of summer for the province, the national weather agency says the weather system will first hit eastern Vancouver Island and the Lower … Read more

Snowpack in West Kootenay backcountry climbs to 215 per cent of normal – Okanagan |

Snowpack levels in B.C.’s West Kootenay region have climbed to 215 per cent of normal as the spring melt continues to build. Since May 15, the region’s average snowpack has risen from 128 per cent of normal to 215 per cent — well above normal snow basin indices. “It is important to note the total … Read more