Highway 417 flooded after a downpour near Bayshore


A heavy rainstorm causes isolated flooding on Highway 417.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation traffic cameras show flooding in the westbound lanes of the highway near Richmond Road and Bayshore Drive.

As a result of the flooding, one right lane and the right shoulder are closed.

Ottawa is under a severe thunderstorm warning, with Environment Canada predicting 40 to 70 millimeters of rain by the time the system moves through the region.