Tropical-like rain and humidity

A slow moving low pressure system moved across the Maritimes last night and today drenching many parts of New Brunswick including Greater Moncton.

The system felt tropical-like bringing warm, humid air with the humidex making it feel close to 30.

Rainfall amounts were impressive and in many places accounted for half the normal totals for September.

Totals as of 5pm ADT Tuesday 3 September:

Moncton 45 mm

Saint John 50 mm

Fredericton 52 mm

Alma (Fundy Park) 68 mm

(Data courtesy Environment Canada)


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