Major Flood of March 31, 2003
Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada
Meteorological Imagery

500-mb Height Analysis, 12UTC 31 March
850-mb Specific Humidity:
00   06   12   18 UTC 31 March
High Resolution before-and-after satellite
Precipitable Water 18 UTC 31 March
Surface Analysis (MPC) 18 UTC 31 March
Visible Satellite Imagery   12   18 UTC 31 March
Radar Loop (near the end of the heaviest rainfall, note
narrow band of very heavy rains on leading edge)
Storm summaries and rainfall totals

Weather office storm summaries (WOCN)
Total precipitation map (prepared by Bill Richards)
Regional Summary (with data table)
River Flood-level Data (Sackville and LaHave Rivers, NS)
Photographs

Relief map of Truro flooding area
(Lowest elevation is brown in color)
Flooding in Truro (courtesy of Claude Barbeau)
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Damage in Truro (Images by Chris Fogarty taken April 4/03
including flood level of Salmon River)
         
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New Glasgow Riverfront
Pictou County Images (Andrew Spicer)
Quinan (near Yarmouth) April 2 (courtesy of
Marc Fournier)
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Highway 101 washout (Annapolis County April 1)
(courtesy of Paul Richard, NSDoT)     1   2   3   4
Rain-induced mud/snowslide in Newfoundland
Meteorological Observations

METARS and SAs of hardest hit areas:
Amherst    Truro    Caribou Pt.    Saint John   
Halifax Int'l     Shearwater

New Glasgow - time series of various elements
(c) NovaWeather, last edit: 05 Oct 2009
Chris Fogarty
[edit Sept 28/09]
Road sign to Halifax in a lake!
(Exit 14, Truro - photo by Jerry Watson)