ROCK 105.1’s What’s Trending? October 12th

Today, rain, a risk of thundershowers, wind & 18.
Tonight, the showers will end, it’ll be windy & 6.
Tmrw., cloudy & 10.
Sun., sunshine & 13

Environment Canada says a rainfall warning is in effect for the city and most of the province.
It says to expect rain, at times heavy and about 15 to 25 mm more of it as a frontal system moves across the region.
To add to that, it says moisture from Post-Tropical Storm Michael will enhance rainfall especially over southern coastal areas of the province where up to 35 mm more of rain is expected.
The weather service says heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads and localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery at Booster Juice on Lacewood Drive.
It says a man with a knife, wearing a mask, entered the store demanding money and fled with an undisclosed amount.
Police say no one was hurt and it’s not sure which direction he fled.
It patrolled the area afterwards but didn’t find him.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his 20’s, about 6 feet tall with a thin build and brown hair.
Police says he was wearing a black mask, black jacket and blue jeans.

Tomorrow and Sunday is the city’s bi-annual curbside give away weekend.
HRM says to place re-usable household items at the curb in front of your home tonight and label items with “Free” stickers or signs to give your clutter or re-usable household items a second life
It says to remove leftover items from the curb by dusk Sunday and consider donating unclaimed items to charities.
The city says to use the Curbside Give Away map posted on the city’s website where residents can pin the location and details of items to help people search and find items.
You can also share photos on social media using hashtag #hfxcurbside.
CLICK HERE for more info.

RCMP say 512 drivers felt the need to speed in September.
It says during the month it also caught  25 drivers or passengers for not wearing their seatbelt,  21 drivers for using their cell phone and 43 drivers were charged for driving without a valid driver’s license.
RCMP also charged 197 drivers with numerous offences under the Motor Vehicle Act, 87 drivers for aggressive driving and 24 drivers or passengers for other provincial statute charges.

Gas is down this morning.
The Utility and Review Board lowered provincially-regulated prices by 9-10ths of a cent at midnight, dropping minimum to 126.1.
But, diesel is up 1.6 cents to 134.
Last year, gas was 1.05 and diesel 1.06.

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