Hurricane Dorian has been wreaking havoc in Saint John. Flooding started in the mid-afternoon, trees and powerlines have been knocked down throughout the day, and roads are being closed. Roughly 60,000 people are out of power and police are recommending everyone stay in. Here is a quick summary of what is happening.
The following roads are closed according to the Saint John Police Twitter account:
- Rothesay Avenue at Retail Drive
- Haymarket Square
- Westmorland Road between McAllister and Parkway
- More are listed below
There are numerous power outages across the city which are impacting thousands of people. Saint John Energy is not able to provide an estimated restoral time.
Fallen trees and powerlines
Emergency crews are working hard to bring back power and keep roads safe. Stay indoors and stay safe.