Heavy rain expected to continue in Metro Vancouver until Friday morning

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      There's been yet another rainfall warning from Environment Canada.

      At 3:51 a.m.—after buckets had already come down from the sky—the national weather forecaster issued an alert for even more precipitation.

      Up to 90 millimetres could fall in Vancouver, the North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster, and the northeast sector by Friday (December 14) morning.

      "Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads," the alert stated. "If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts."

      Yesterday, there was some localized flooding in the Still Creek area in Burnaby.

      During another heavy rainfall earlier this week, SkyTrain service was shut down at Columbia Station due to flooding.

      This morning, there are no reports like that. However, there is a shuttle train operating on the Millennium Line between Commercial and VCC-Clark stations due to some issues on the track.

      TransLink says passengers must transfer trains at Platform 1 at Commercial if they want to continue west on the Millennium Line.

      Meanwhile, 15 centimetres of snow fell last night in Whistler and along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

      According to Environment Canada, another five to 10 centimetres of snow will come to the resort and the highway today.

       

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