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‘Significant’ rain predicted for Nova Scotia on Tuesday: Environment Canada

A pedestrian shields herself from the rain with an umbrella while walking downtown in Halifax in this file photo.
A pedestrian shields herself from the rain with an umbrella while walking downtown in Halifax in this file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Environment Canada says that an approaching storm will bring “significant rainfall” to Nova Scotia on Tuesday.

A developing weather system will begin to affect “Canada’s Ocean Playground” late on Monday or early on Tuesday.

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The federal agency says it’s too soon to provide specific details but that the potential exists for a brief period of now Monday followed by significant amounts of rain and strong winds starting on Tuesday evening.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for all of Nova Scotia and says they’ll provide more information and details of the storm become more certain.

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