Power returning after Environment Canada confirms two Ottawa tornadoes

Ottawa Paramedics

Meanwhile, across the river in Gatineau, Hydro Quebec said 165,000 customers were without power after Friday's storm, but that number has been widdled down to 114,000 as of 7 a.m. Saturday.

I've told my officials that the provincial government will provide whatever resources are required to support Ottawa as they work to recover. He has compared the damage to the city's power grid as being on the magnitude of the debilitating ice storm of 1998.

Environment Canada said that at nearly the same time a second, lightly less powerful, twister touched down in the south Ottawa neighbourhood of Arlington Woods. "And everyone's making sure we're OK", said Carlson, who is also a volunteer firefighter.

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said Sunday that the devastation looks like a "war scene", with "hydro poles that snapped like twigs, cars that were smashed and tossed all around".

Anthony Di Monte, chief of Ottawa Emergency and Protective Services, told CTV News that there are now 30 known injuries across the city with five people in the Dunrobin area of Ottawa suffering critical injuries.

Approximately 60 buildings were wiped out or partially destroyed in Dunrobin, Ont., while in Gatineau more than 215 buildings were damaged or destroyed.

Meeting displaced residents at a local high school, Ford offered his sympathies and reassurances.

"A lot of us have never seen anything like it", he said of the destruction.

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In the aftermath, paramedics tended to the wounded as soldiers, some bloodied, helped their comrades to ambulances. Iran's Revolutionary Guard is a paramilitary force answerable only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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They commonly build their webs near watery habitats and some species can even walk on water, as reported by Science Alert . The coastal town's temperature, humidity, and abundance of mosquitoes create the ideal mating conditions for the spiders .

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"We were one of the, I'd say, lucky ones in that we were allowed to go back to live in the house".

The storm left at least 40 homes flattened or destroyed in Dunrobin alone, and another 215 buildings and 1,686 housing units damaged in Gatineau.

"We'll get everyone back on their feet", Ford told an afternoon news conference.

Meantime, hydro crews were working to untangle and fix fallen power lines and restore electricity to the region.

The Ontario government announced Saturday that it was activating the province's Disaster Recovery Assistance program in affected areas.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged residents to check on neighbors who might need help.

"It's tough but at the same time the community has really rallied together".

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