Today, rain, wind & 10.
Tonight, heavy rain, a risk of thundershowers, wind & the temperature will rise to 18 by AM.
Tmrw., rain, wind & 18.
Sat., sun, cloud, a chance of showers & 12.
Environment Canada says a rainfall warning is in effect for Halifax and much of the Atlantic provinces.
It says showers will change to steady rain ahead of a warm front approaching from the west.
Rain will become heavy at times later tonight as this system interacts with moisture from Post-Tropical Storm Michael.
Right now, Environement Canada expects total rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm by tomorrow night, with amounts possibly reaching 80 mm in some areas.
The rain will start tapering off tomorrow night as the system moves east.
Do note, Tropical Storm Michael is expected to transition to a post-tropical storm before tracking south of Nova Scotia tomorrow.
Some uncertainty remains in the exact intensity and speed of the storm.
A slight shift in the track could significantly affect the rainfall amounts over Nova Scotia.
A 49 year old Halifax man and a 50 year old Boutiliers Point man are facing charger for possession and trafficking a controlled substance.
Halifax Regional Police say just before 5:30 last night, police searched a home in the 200 block of Main Avenue in Halifax and seized hydromorphone pills, marijuana and cocaine.
The two men will be in court at a later date.
A 54 year old Halifax man is facing charges for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Halifax Regional Police say just before 11 yesterday morning it was called to the crash between a woman and a truck at the Almon and Windsor Street intersection.
The woman was taken to hospital by EHS with non-life threatening injuries.
The Dartmouth 4-Pad has a new title sponsor.
The city says RBC is investing $1-million into the future of the facility by becoming the new naming rights partner.
It will now be called the RBC Centre and the partnership includes the investment of $100,000 per year for 10 years.
HRM says the bank will also commit to programming, such as clinics with RBC Olympians and RBC Family Days, which will enhance the community’s involvement and participation at the arena.
HRM says the arena opened in September 2017 and has had an estimated 1.5-million visits since it opened.
The facility includes three NHL sized ice pads, an Olympic sized pad, change rooms for rinks and outdoor fields, a multi-purpose room, sport retail store, and food and beverage services.
RBC’s Regional President of Atlantic Canada Roger Howard says “the RBC Centre is a space that helps kids and families create memories together, develop friendships, and build the foundation for a healthy active lifestyle.”
RCMP says there’s an increase of pedestrian vehicle incidents.
It says twelve vehicle/pedestrian collisions were reported in August compared to the eleven reported in July.
There was no change compared to the number of incidents reported last year.
RCMP say there’s been 112 crashes involving vehicles and pedestrians in HRM this year and 44 involving a bicycle and vehicle.
Of the 112 pedestrian-vehicle crashes, there’s been 120 pedestrian victims.
It says from January 1st – August 31st, there were 69 vehicle/pedestrian crashes in crosswalks down from 85 incidents reported during this period in 2017.
Of the 120 pedestrians involved in reported collisions in 2018:
- 2 were fatally injured
- 3 experienced severe injuries
- 8 experienced moderate injuries
- 67 experienced minor injuries
- 28 experienced no injuries
- 12 did not report their injuries to police
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