|Slow moving thunderstorms Tuesday evening dropped nearly 50mm of rain in less than 1 hour on portions of Montreal including Montreal North and Anjou. Houses were flooded and some roads closed including Highway 25. (Radio-Canada)|
The tropics are heating up as we approach the peak period of hurricane season. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are watching two areas of interest in the far eastern Caribbean and also the southern Gulf of Mexico. The disturbance in the Gulf could become tropical storm Erin within the next 48 hours.