Severe Storm Lashes Southern Ontario

A powerful storm swept through southern Ontario on Saturday, May 21, killing at least two people and causing widespread power outages, officials said.

This footage showing driving rain and limited visibility was posted by Zarreen Reza, who said she shot it in Ottawa as the storm hit.

Two people died after being struck by falling trees, according to authorities. Peel Regional Police said a woman walking in Brampton was struck by a large tree. About an hour later, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said one person had died and two were injured when a tree fell on a camping trailer at Pinehurst Lake.

The OPP also said three people sustained non-life-threatening injuries when trees fell onto two golf carts at a golf course in Zorra, Oxford County. Credit: Zarreen Reza via Storyful

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