Wind warning for Delta and region

Extreme winds, with gusts up to 90 km/h are forecast for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

Extremely high winds, with gusts up to 90 km/h are forecast for Delta and the region. The storm is expected to ease this evening, but is likely to pick up again on Saturday.

In a press release, the City of Delta is reminding residents to be cautious while commuting or outside due to the inclement weather.

“The public is urged to stay away from dikes and shoreline areas, and avoid wooded areas where possible,” the release states. “Take time to ensure that all objects exposed to wind around your homes or businesses are tightly secured or moved to enclosed areas.”

RELATED: Powerful winds set to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island

Anyone that encounters a downed power line is asked to stay back at least 10 metres and call 911 to report the location.

The City of Delta is also reminding residents to report issues related to city services by calling 604-946-4141 or reporting it via the TalkDelta app (delta.ca/talkdelta). For all emergencies, call 911.

If you experience a power outage call 1-888-POWERON (1-888-769-3766) on a corded landline, or *49376 (*HYDRO) on your mobile phone.

City of Delta staff is continuously monitoring the situation and crews are ready to respond.



editor@northdeltareporter.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Cloverdale automobile shop offers to pick up, service, and drop off vehicles

Surrey’s Visscher-Pau Automotive starts ‘Blue Glove’ valet service — will cover Cloverdale, Langley, Newton, Fleetwood, and Hazelmere

White Rock brewery turns up the (alcohol by) volume in COVID-19 fight

3 Dogs Brewing is making hand sanitizer for frontline workers, general public

Surrey RCMP looking for ‘distraction theft’ suspect

Suspect allegedly tried to swipe a man’s necklace while giving him a hug

1,000 food hampers packed for delivery to students of Surrey’s inner-city schools

City Dream Centre-led initiative involved volunteer effort at Horizon Church in Newton

Here’s how to talk to people who aren’t taking physical distancing seriously

Approach the conversation with empathy says conflict expert

B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows

Province holding about 40% of beds empty for peak still to come

As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind

Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides $2,000 per month

Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam

Health officials had previously not recommended wearing them

UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse

He has been quarantined in his Downing St. residence since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26

Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service

Many Canadian carriers are offering customers flights rebookings or travel vouchers — but not refunds

Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions

B.C. child psychologist says your parenting approach can’t be one-size fits all in social isolation

B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund

Rural health, impact of shifting hospital resources among priorities

Most Read