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Photos: Toronto cleans up after heavy flooding

The 126 millimetres of rain recorded at Pearson Airport Monday beat the previous record set by 1954’s Hurricane Hazel, according to Environment Canada

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Vehicles drive through a large puddle of water left from Monday night’s flooding on Islington Avenue, just north of Bloor Street in Etobicoke, on July 9, 2013.

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A large truck blasts its way through flood water on Islington Avenue, just north of Bloor Street in Etobicoke, July 9, 2013.

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A large truck blasts its way through flood water on Islington Avenue, just north of Bloor Street in Etobicoke, July 9, 2013.

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A TTC bus drives through a large puddle of water left from Monday night’s flooding on Islington Avenue just north of Bloor Street in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013.

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A car drives through a large puddle of water left from Monday night’s flooding on Islington Avenue, just north of Bloor Street in Etobicoke, July 9, 2013.

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Passengers line up heading into the Long Branch GO Station in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013.

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GO Transit passengers rush to catch an eastbound train at the Long Branch GO Station in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013. Shuttle buses were in service because of flooding on the tracks west of Long Branch following a massive rain storm Monday night.

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GO passengers rush to catch an eastbound train at the Long Branch GO Station in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013

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GO passengers wait for an eastbound train at the Long Branch station in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013. Shuttle buses were in service because of flooding on the tracks west of the station following a massive rain storm Monday night.

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Lucky GO passengers stand on a packed eastbound train at the Long Branch station in Etobicoke on July 9, 2013, as other passengers hunt for a way to board.

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King Street at Atlantic Avenue in Toronto remains closed after flooding from rain shut down the underpass, leaving raw sewage and a possible water main break in July 9, 2013.

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Police constables stand at the corner of King Street at Atlantic Avenue, which remains closed after flooding from rain shut down the underpass, leaving raw sewage and a possible water main break in Toronto on July 9, 2013.

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A man looks on as City of Toronto water trucks head to King Street at Atlantic Avenue to clean up raw sewage on the street, which remains closed after flooding.

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Police constables stand at the corner of King Street at Atlantic Avenue in Toronto, which remains closed after flooding from rain shut down the underpass, leaving raw sewage and a possible water main break July 9, 2013.

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Toronto Police Constable Beckwith directs a cyclist at the corner of King Street at Atlantic Avenue in Toronto, July 9, 2013.

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Police Constable Beckwith directs Theresa Nwoye at the corner of King Street and Atlantic Avenue which remains closed due to flooding in Toronto on July 9, 2013.

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City of Toronto staff start to clean up raw sewage at King Street and Atlantic Avenue in Toronto, July 9, 2013.

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City of Toronto staff start to clean up raw sewage at King Street and Atlantic Avenue in Toronto, July 9, 2013.

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City of Toronto staff start to clean up raw sewage at King Street and Atlantic Avenue in Toronto, July 9, 2013.

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