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Stanley Park closed to public due to windstorm

Last Updated Oct 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm PST

FILE: Downtown Vancouver, Second Beach, the Sea Wall, Stanley Park, English Bay and Lost Lagoon are seen here from the air in the summer of 2019. (Riley Phillips, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

The Stanley Park Causeway remains open, but the matinee rides of the Ghost Train have been cancelled

The Park Board is asking anyone who sees a tree down or any traffic signal issues to call 311 immediately

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The Vancouver Park Board has closed Stanley Park to the public as a windstorm hits the Lower Mainland. The seawall has also been closed.

We have reports of trees falling in the park, and the Park Board is asking anyone who sees a tree down or any traffic signal issues to call 311 immediately.

Metro Vancouver, the southern Gulf Islands and Victoria are all covered by wind warnings, with forecasters calling for gusts of up to 90 kilometres an hour in some regions. Conditions should ease by this evening.

The Stanley Park Causeway remains open, but the matinee rides of the Ghost Train have been cancelled.

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