August 5, 2014 6:00 am

Burlington area highways reopen after Monday’s flooding

WATCH: Cindy Pom has incredible pictures of flooding Monday night in Burlington, that shut down major roads and highways. Meterologist Ross Hull has an update on the weather and rainfall in the area.

TORONTO – Many highways in the Toronto area have reopened after Monday’s flooding that was caused by severe weather.

GO Transit also had to suspend service throughout the evening hours yesterday.

READ MORE: Burlington cleaning up after record rainstorm

Environment Canada had issued severe thunderstorm warnings for Toronto and parts of the surrounding GTA Monday afternoon.

Flooding on Appleby Line south of the QEW Monday, August 4, 2014.

Jeremy Cohn, Global News

Several Burlington residents reported flooded basements and power had to be cut to many homes in the Cheviot Ct. area as sewage backed up.

A flooded basement in the Cheviot Ct. area of Burlington Monday, August 4, 2014.

Jeremy Cohn, Global News

Four people were struck by lightning at Scarborough’s Morningside Park earlier in the day.

All four victims were transported to hospital with “non-life threatening injuries.”

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