One of Ontario's biggest storms produced almost as much rain as Hurricane Hazel

Chris Mei has 'This Day in Weather History' for August 19th. In 2005, storms produced tornadoes, strong winds, heavy rain & hail throughout Southern Ontario. Parts of the GTA received 175mm of rain in less than one hour.

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