British Columbia winter storm season underway

A post-remembrance day windstorm has served as a reminder that the British Columbia winter storm season is underway, and residents should be prepared for future severe storms, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) warns.
Roughly 90,000 B.C. Hydro customers were without power on Nov. 12, after the first windstorm of the season first made waves on the night of Nov. 11. The storm strengthened Nov. 12 and knocked down trees and hydro lines in its wake, reports.
At the height of the storm, roughly 196,000 customers were without power, a BC Hydro spokesperson told the Many major ferry routes were cancelled during the storm.