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Extreme rain in Nova Scotia causing widespread flooding

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Preliminary estimates show up to 250 mm of rain fell in some areas of Nova Scotia as of 6 a.m., and in the Halifax area, it appears to be the heaviest rainfall event since 1971, a local meteorologist says. The torrential rain has caused severe flooding on several highways throughout the province and power outages affecting 40,000 customers, and prompted the evacuation of residents near the St. Croix River system.

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  1. Could the cloud seeding going on in the central US and Mexico be having a negitive effect on areas like NS where drought is not issue and moisure in the air is common.

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  3. Sadly enough … these aren't 100 year storms.. Expect floods to happen when you live in a Flood Plain.. If you want this to happen again … Rebuild.. THEN … call IT … Global Warming.. Sorry to say … I was surprised when everyone that was affected … rebuilt and continued to develop, without doing anything for the eventual event to happen again.. At 80 years, of age, would it be safe to call these storms, 25 year storms? Does anyone remember when Dartmouth got it's face washed in 1971? … with a 280mm (11") rain storm? Before you make and post a video clip, do your homework first.. That goes for the major NEWS Networks.. The real shame about this weather storm is, everyone will pay for this in their insurance premiums.. Why do people build and develop in known Floodplains?..

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