Irene pounds Quebec and the Maritimes with wind, rain (VIDEO)
St-Laurent, Ile d'Orleans, during the storm Irene
Shortly after high tide, see the state removed from the St. Lawrence River near Quai de St-Jean, Île d'Orléans. At that time, Tropical Storm Irene approached the area and at the height of bad conditions. After took this video I went to sample the wind down the dock with a portable anemometer, measures 70 to 85 km / h. At the same time, the station automated weather located about twelve miles north-east recorded gusting to 113 km / h.