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Newfoundland and Nova Scotia drenched with 200 mm of torrential rain

Thousands are still without power in Nova Scotia and some communities in Newfoundland and Labrador were under a state of emergency Tuesday after torrential rain and strong winds blasted the region.

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Storm damage washed out this road in Norris Arm, Newfoundland.

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A building floats down river in Norris Arm, Newfoundland.

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Parts of St. Alban’s, Nfld. are now cut off from the rest of the island after roads and bridges are destroyed.

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A section of road in Norris Arm, Newfoundland is completely washed away.

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An overflowing creek floods a residential area of Sydney, N.S.

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People look at the flooded area by St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Church in Sydney, N.S.

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People look at downed trees and a washed out road and sidewalk in Sydney, N.S.

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A washed out road and damaged guard rail is shown in Sydney, N.S.

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A vehicle is submerged in a residential area of Sydney, N.S.

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