Ottawa sets record during nasty day of weather

By CFRA News, August 23, 2017

A series of late summer thunderstorms left a trail of damage across the National Capital Region.

Environment Canada issued two Thunderstorm Warnings/Watches and a Tornado Watch on Tuesday as severe weather moved through the region.

The storms dropped a record 30.2 mm of rain on Ottawa. The previous record for greatest rainfall in Ottawa on August 22 was 27.6 mm set in 2002.

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