Puddles gather during a significant rainfall Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes)

Puddles gather during a significant rainfall Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes)

Up to 40 millimetres of rain expected in some areas of Parksville Qualicum Beach

Saturday forecast: Mainly cloudy, 70 per cent chance of showers

Have you needed your umbrella today?

A wash of heavy wind and rain is expected through much of today (Sept. 17) on eastern Vancouver Island.

Environment Canada forecast rain, at times heavy, with ammounts of up to 20 millimetres – 40 millimetres between Qualicum Beach and Fanny Bay.

— NEWS Staff

READ MORE: Heavy rain, strong winds to hit eastern Vancouver Island in late summer storm

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