‘It felt like a sinking boat’: Police rescue 1,400 passengers from waterlogged commuter GO train
Jessica Moore, who works in the head office of Indigo in Toronto’s business core, dashed through torrential rain to Union Station, and caught the 5:30 p.m. GO Train home to Richmond Hill. She was on the train a lot longer than she expected.
About 15 minutes after her train left Union Station, the train halted as the Don Valley filled with storm water from the deluge.
The flooding conditions came after a record-breaking 123 mm of rain fell over a few hours in Toronto. The previous single-day record was 122 mm set in 1954 during Hurricane Hazel. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Winston Neutel)