City of Winnipeg receives more than 100 calls about tree damage

By | September 7, 2020

WINNIPEG — A strong windstorm has created a busy Monday for 311 operators in Winnipeg.

The City of Winnipeg said between 12:00 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Monday, it received 120 calls related to tree damage.

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A photo captured by CTV News Winnipeg’s Renee Rodgers shows a tree on top of a car in the Exchange District. The silver truck was parked on Bannatyne and suffered from a cracked windshield.

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Environment Canada issued a wind warning Sunday evening.

The weather service said the wind gusts at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport reached 87 kilometres per hour.

In a statement to CTV News the city said crews were continuing to address the service requests.

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