Storm Updates for August 10

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For updates and impacts to City of Ottawa services due to today's storm (August 10), visit:

Check back often for updates that will be published as they become available and follow us on our social media channels:

Traffic Impacts

Due to heavy rain, several streets around Ottawa are experiencing flooding. Please follow @Ottawa_Traffic for the latest updates on street closures and more. Ottawa Fire Services is receiving numerous calls for flooded streets and cars flooding and stalling and multiple roads are closed at this time. Ottawa Fire Services is urging residents to only travel if necessary. 

Ottawa police have issued a safety reminder to treat all intersections with malfunctioning or flashing traffic signals as a four-way stop. Heavy rainfall is causing dangerous road conditions and road closures are in effect in many Ottawa neighbourhoods. Police are on scene to assist and continue to monitor and assess the situation.

Service Calls

The City's 311 call centre staff have been receiving many calls about flooding on City of Ottawa streets. You can create an online service request to report issues with drain covers on the road:

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