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Rainy start to 2007 as tropical storm hits

Earth News: Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Jan 02, 2007
The new year rang in Monday with rain, rain and more rain across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound area and Vancouver Island, courtesy of a tropical rainstorm.
The storm -- known as a "pineapple express" -- was forecast to bathe the North Shore and Sunshine Coast in up to 100 mm of rain.

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CANADA - RECORD-BREAKING HIGH TEMPERATURES on the first day of 2007 in Toronto. The balmy temperatures are expected to continue for the rest of the week, with Friday forecast to reach a high of 9 C. Temperatures typically hover around –1 C to –9 C at this time of year. Toronto just emerged from THE WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD, with much of the month marked by rainy, mild weather. Monday saw that trend continue with a high of 9.2 C, breaking the city's New Year's Day record set in 1979 by a slim 0.1 C. the city also SET A NEW LOW FOR SNOWFALL IN 2006. The 30 centimetres that fell was about half of the previous record for the least snow in a year.
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