CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Public Service Announcement Sept. 20/2010

City of St. John's

Residents are advised to expect heavy rains accompanied by high winds accompanied by rain overnight tonight, continuing on till Tuesday afternoon.Those residents who rely on sump pumps are advised to check them for proper operation.

In case of basement flooding, do not enter a flooded basement for fear of an electric shock.

Residents are advised to secure or remove items from yards.

Residents should also prepare for the possibility of power outages, and have flashlights and provisions available.

Further advice for storm preparation can be obtained by visiting the City website - www.stjohns.ca