Forcasted tundershowers produced a few powerful microbursts in the province of Quebec on the Aug. 22. 2017. One such had hit Notre-Dame de Grâce borough in Montreal around 15:30h, knocking down hundreds of trees and power lines, leaving thousands without electricity. As a consequence. fallen trees have also damaged a number of vehicles, some beyond repair, while other have damaged some houses.
No humans were harmed. Besides fallen trees and a material damage, looks like that squirrel population suffered some loses. A number of young squirrels were orphaned and at least some taken by NDG residents who were willing to provide them with a necessary care until they grow up.
– aftermath of the storm. First photographs were taken at 17:20h and in a number of days after the storm.
– Place de Vimy was completely covered with fallen trees.
The neighborhood stories an Ent could tell
– if he as well wasn’t a casualty of the same storm, described as a microburst that had hit part of Notre-Dame de Grâce, mostly in between Sherbrooke street and Monkland Avenue, and from the Vendôme Metro station to around the Cavendish Boulevard.
– aftermath in Girouard park and on the Sherbrooke street.
– video in an opening scene is featuring an edge of an eye of the actual destructive part of the storm, followed with scenes shot from 17:20h until 18:20h, so 2h after the storm had past through.