A severe thunderstorm watch has ended for Toronto and the surrounding areas.
Environment Canada said that a rainfall of 50 to 75 millimetres was expected at the height of the storm.
— Joseph T (@JoeTechRepublic) August 4, 2014
Parts of the GTA were belted with heavy rain, causing flooding in Burlington and forcing the closure of a section of Highway 407 and the QEW.
— Piotr Pociecha (@ppociecha) August 4, 2014
— Steph Donnelly (@esssdonnelly) August 4, 2014
UPDATE: Toronto police are warning drivers to take caution after the downpour.
Traffic Alert: Use caution on DVP approaching Bloor, increasing levels of water causing some difficulty driving through, drive safe^DM
— TPS Operations (@TPSOperations) August 4, 2014