High winds up to 90 km/h battering Greater Victoria

The Esquimalt Lagoon in Colwood was rough on Monday (April 17) morning. Environment Canada issued an official wind warning shortly before 10:30 a.m., with winds expected to die down by late afternoon. (Justin Samansky-Langier/News Crew)

Winds of up to 90km/h hit greater Victoria

Gusts could cause damage across the region

An official wind warning was issued for greater Victoria on a blustery morning in the middle of Monday (April 17).

Environment Canada has issued a brief warning for strong winds — 70 to 90 kilometers an hour — that could cause damage.

The frontal system across Vancouver Island is expected to weaken in the afternoon.

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