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Rainfall slowing down, but city warns there could be still be flooding

Heavy rain has been drenching Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, which has led to flooding in low-lying areas where the ground can no longer absorb any more water.
The rainfall began to slow by Friday afternoon, but there's still the possibility of flooding as waterways continued to rise. (Martin Trainor/CBC)

Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area are still in the grip of an extended rainstorm, which could still cause flooding as Lake Ontario and other waterways continue to rise.

The majority of the rain that was in the forecast has already fallen, Environment Canada said at 4:05 p.m.

As of 2 p.m., the last figures available, downtown Toronto had seen more than 43.9 mm of precipitation.

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