Nova Scotia

Heavy rainfall warning for southwestern Nova Scotia

Digby, Yarmouth, Shelburne and Queens counties could see between 40 and 70 millimetres of rain.

Possible totals of 40 mm to 70 mm

Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain in downtown Halifax, N.S. on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Post-Tropical Storm Andrea is expected to bring over 60mm of rain to Atlantic Canada this weekend. (Devaan Ingraham/The Canadian Press)

Don’t expect to dry out anytime soon. There’s a heavy rainfall warning in effect for southwestern Nova Scotia.

Digby, Yarmouth, Shelburne and Queens counties could see between 40 and 70 millimetres of rain.

Smoke from forest fires in Labrador is moving over the Maritimes and could descend close to the ground reducing air quality, said CBC meteorologist Peter Coade.

The brief sun on Canada Day was "just a temporary break" and most of the province can expect "fog and drizzle" for the rest of the work week, said Coade.

But there is hope.

"Generally the weekend looks to be mostly sunny and very warm," said Coade.

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