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6,700 people still in the dark on the Lower Mainland

City workers clean up the remains of a large tree that was uprooted during Saturday's windstorm, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday August 30, 2015.
City workers clean up the remains of a large tree that was uprooted during Saturday's windstorm, in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday August 30, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

It’s been nearly three days and thousands of people are still without power on the Lower Mainland.

BC Hydro’s latest numbers show fewer than 6,700 people are still in the dark.

As the number of outages is dropping quickly, clean-up of storm debris continues around the Lower Mainland today.

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Meanwhile, the rainfall warnings are over for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Howe Sound. However, there is rain in the forecast for today and Wednesday.

North Shore Rescue is warning people to use extreme caution along hiking trails.

The recent heavy rain means rivers and creeks on the North Shore are flowing much higher than usual.

WATCH: Reporter Julia Foy reports from Lynn Canyon in North Vancouver.

Hikers should expect slippery trees and broken logs blocking trails.

Officials say anyone heading into the mountains should not try to cross creeks.

Be sure to leave a detailed plan of your route with someone before heading out.

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