August 25, 2014 7:49 am

Rain dumps on southwestern Manitoba again

Rain flooded Winnipeg Thursday. It continued to fall through the weekend, with more than 70 millimetres falling on some Manitoba communities.

Brian Wood/ Global News

WINNIPEG – Manitoba communities were soaked by 50 to 75 millimetres of rain on the weekend.

Reston, Man., was hit hardest, according to preliminary numbers from Environment Canada, getting another 74.8 mm from Saturday until late Sunday.

Communities receiving significant rainfall were:

  • Reston – 74.8 mm
  • Pierson – 65.2 mm
  • Virden – 64.3 mm
  • Narcisse – 63.6 mm
  • Deloraine – 62.9 mm
  • Melita – 61 mm
  • Hamiota – 60.8 mm
  • Bede – 60.4 mm
  • Moosehorn – 57.6 mm
  • Berens River – 56.2 mm
  • McCreary – 55.7 mm
  • Ethelbert – 54.4 mm
  • Fisher Branch – 54.3 mm
  • Arborg – 51.4 mm
  • Eriksdale – 51.4 mm

Businesses are still cleaning up from a downpour Thursday that caused substantial damage in Winnipeg.

READ MORE: Vehicles flood and stall in downpour

Rumors Comedy Club will be closed until Sept. 8 as it recovers from damage sustained when a river of water flooded its basement.

As much as 80 mm of rain fell in three hours in Winnipeg on Thursday.

READ MORE: Winnipeg hit with more than a month’s worth of rain in 90 minutes

© Shaw Media, 2014

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