Weather

Tropical Storm Leslie Slamming Canada

Made landfall in Newfoundland

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Power lines failed, trees toppled, schools closed and officials urged drivers to stay off highways as tropical storm Leslie struck Newfoundland this morning.

Winds as high as 132 km/h helped take out power in much of the Avalon Peninsula, including the St. John's area. There were numerous reports of downed power lines, snapped utility poles and broken trees.