On Monday, Jan. 4, Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the east coast of Vancouver Island.
The possibly affected areas range from Courtenay to Campbell River, Duncan to Nanaimo, and Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay.
In the online alert, it read that “an approaching frontal system will spread very strong winds to Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast Tuesday. Winds will rise late Tuesday morning and persist into Tuesday evening.”
The alert stated that winds are expected to ease behind the frontal system Tuesday night.
Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage, and that high winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Residents of the areas are asked to monitor for alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
— NEWS Staff, submitted