Hurricane Hazel dates back 65 years: Hurricane Hazel walk, Oct. 12, 2019; Hurricane Hazel talk, Oct. 15, 2019

As I’ve noted at a previous post, the hurricane of 1954 were preceded by extreme winter storms in March 1952. As we know, in the current era extreme weather events affecting shorelines worldwide are becoming increasingly more frequent.

Click here for a post from five years ago about the Humber River >

Geoff Kettel of Toronto has shared an email regarding events associated with the 65th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel:

Source; Lambton House / Heritage York

Hurricane Hazel Walk

Saturday October 12, 2019

Start:10:00 AM, Old Mill Subway Stn.

End: Lambton House, 4066 Old Dundas St. with a cup of tea for free.

Hazel at 65! Learn about her legacy of death and destruction but also of parks and natural beauty.

Leader: Madeleine McDowell

Hurricane Hazel Talk

Source; Lambton House / Heritage York

65th Anniversary of Hurricane Hazel
Heritage York Talk:
Tuesday October 15th 2019
Lambton House
4066 Old Dundas St.
Doors open 6:45 for refreshments (free) Talk at 7:30
Guest Speaker Rhianydd Phillips, Flood Risk Outreach Coordinator, Flood Risk Management, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

Ms. Phillips will make a visual presentation dealing with flooding historically from Hazel but also examining current threats from Climate change to Urbanization. There will be questions at the end.

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