Winds gusts in Waterloo Region reached 104 km/h on Sunday night as a storm knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of people across Ontario.
According to Environment Canada, well over 200,000 people were without power because damage from the storm, like snapped utility poles and downed trees.
The weather agency said in a weather summary issued early Monday morning that the Region of Waterloo International Airport officially recorded non-thunderstorm gusts of 117 km/h.
Just down the road in Wellington County, power outages forced at least two schools to close on Monday, as well as a library branch in Rockwood.
Dozens of people shared photos of damage from the storm online.
Rose McLeod, Kitchener
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