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Powerful winds wreak havoc across Metro Vancouver (Photos & Video)

For one, a person was rescued on White Rock Pier after powerful winds cut the popular, 100-year-old structure in half on Thursday afternoon.
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From fallen trees to roofs flying off, a broken pier to blocked SkyTrain tracks - Metro Vancouver had its share of weather damage on Thursday.

Environment Canada called for a chance of storm on Tuesday, but Thursday's storm left evidence of just how powerful its winds were.

For one, a person was rescued on White Rock Pier after powerful winds cut the popular, 100-year-old structure in half on Thursday afternoon. What's more, the storm also caused power outages across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.

Powerful winds in the Lower Mainland

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Environment Canada issued a wind warning for all of Metro Vancouver’s municipalities early Thursday morning, cautioning that “very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring.”