Manitoba

Severe thunderstorm warnings, watches lifted in southern Manitoba

Environment Canada has lifted a series of severe thunderstorm warnings and watches in southern Manitoba.

Weather agency warned of storms capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain

Clouds darken as a thunderstorm makes its way into downtown Winnipeg on Wednesday evening. Environment Canada was warning that heavy rains, hail and strong winds were possible. (Trevor Brine/CBC)

Environment Canada has lifted a series of severe thunderstorm warnings and watches in southern Manitoba after parts of the province were drenched on Wednesday.

Early Wednesday evening, the weather agency had warned people in the region about the possibility of severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain in parts of southern Manitoba.

All warnings and watches were lifted as of 10:30 p.m.

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