June 30, 2014 2:35 pm

WATCH: Timelapse of heavy rainfall over Manitoba, Saskatchewan


Watch the video above: A timelapse shows the deluge of rain over Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

With two days of seemingly ceaseless rain, Manitoba and Saskatchewan are finally beginning to see clearing skies.

But that comes after several municipalities declared a state of emergency on Monday.

The culprit was an intense area of low pressure that tracked into southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan dropping anywhere between 50 to 150 mm of rain.

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In Deloraine, Man., Environment Canada reported 151 mm of rain. Virden came in a close second with 140 mm.

Southern Saskatchewan endured its own deluge as well.

In Broadview, 150 mm was estimated to have fallen, and in Melville 128 mm fell. Regina recorded 91 mm.

In both provinces, there was extensive flooding, road washouts and closures, as well as power outages due to strong winds of 80 km/h or higher.

At least 16 communities have declared states of emergency in southeast Saskatchewan and more than 25 in Manitoba.

The good news is that rain is finally tapering off with a clearing trend overnight into Tuesday. Drier and warmer weather is expected in both southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba throughout the rest of the week.

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