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Storms wreak havoc across district

Intense thunderstorms bringing torrential rains overnight washed out roads and caused power outages across the district.

And work crews are bracing for even more flooding as up to 100 mm more rain is expected by Monday night.

As of press time at noon Monday, motorists hoping to get to Atikokan, Thunder Bay, Dryden, and Kenora were out of luck because of highway closures.

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