Significant rainfall for southern Kawarthas region Sunday morning

Rainfall amounts of 20-30 mm expected, with a few thunderstorms

Heavy rain coming out of a downspout. (Stock photo0

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the southern Kawarthas region for significant rainfall Sunday morning (April 14).

The special weather statement is in effect for southern Peterborough County, southern Kawartha Lakes, and western Northumberland County.

Heavy rain with a few thunderstorms are expected Sunday morning.

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Some areas may receive rainfall amounts near 30 mm within a few hours in the morning.

The ground may have a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.