Photos: B.C. storm wreaks havoc on Vancouver Island

Photos: B.C. storm wreaks havoc on Vancouver Island
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Heavy rains and high winds have created chaos on Vancouver Island as the latest B.C. storm struck in full force on Monday morning.

Residents across Vancouver Island experienced power outages, flooding and road closures, among other challenges, as the weather overwhelmed multiple communities.

Along with major roads such as Highway 1 shutting down, Emcon Service and the Province of BC are asking drivers to stay safe by avoiding the roads if they can.

Residents took to social media to share some of the havoc caused by the latest storm, showcasing imagery that is not often seen on Vancouver Island.

Below is a collection of scenes that have been caused by the ongoing adverse weather.

Flooding at 4095 Homestead Way in Ladysmith – Courtesy of Jerri Briggs

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