A record downpour in the GTA caused commuter chaos yesterday. Thanks to flash flooding, many Torontonians were stranded in their vehicles or wading through thigh-high waters as they attempted to make their way home to find their basements flooded, yards swampy and houses without power.
The Toronto Police Marine Unit worked with firefighters to shuttle stranded GO passengers to dry ground using small inflatable boats. Shuttle buses offered alternate routes home after most of the subway was shut down due to flooding.
As rescue teams sprung into action, many Torontonians did the same, helping each other navigate the scary weather.
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