A powerful storm has hit Canada. A large part of the province of Nova Scotia was affected by this tropical storm last Saturday. 2 lakh people have been cut off. This information is known from a report of the Canadian media CBS.
According to the report, the storm hit at 4 pm local time on Saturday. At that time, its speed was 70 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center designated it as a Category 1 hurricane.
The storm brought rain throughout New England and the southeastern states on Saturday. A storm warning was lifted there during the night. However, the storm raged in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Edward Island.
A 51-year-old Canadian man died after a tree fell on him during the storm on Saturday. Besides, no casualty has been reported so far.
Police Chief Brian Lunt said 200,000 people in Nova Scotia are without power. 53,000 people in Maine were without power Saturday night.
Lee is now located about 40 miles (60 km) east-southeast of Eastport, Maine, and about 130 miles (215 km) west of Halifax, Reuters said. The storm is expected to weaken gradually over the next few days.