‘Finally, a gloomy day’: Here’s what Vancouverites are saying about the summer rain


The summer rain is here and Environment Canada forecasts it will last, well, just for a day or so.

But, nonetheless, Vancouverites have taken to Twitter to express their joy of waking up to cloudy skies, the fact that they will not carry umbrellas until October (on principle) and, of course, their utter disappointment with drivers on this soggy morning.

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Woman leaving port watching city skyline of Vancouver under the rain with umbrella / Shutterstock

Drizzle is expected early Thursday morning but the cloudy skies are predicted to clear before midday. It’s happy days for the rest of the week with sunshine and partly cloudy skies until Sunday. Looking ahead to next week, the forecast calls for more sunshine on Monday and Tuesday with highs of 23C.

The Vancouver forecast. Photo: Environment Canada

Until the sunshine returns, here are some tweets about Raincouver today:

Drive BC has kindly offered some safety reminders for drivers out there…