Pea-sized hail could be seen raining down.
A barrage of thunderstorms ripped through parts of southern Ontario on Thursday causing widespread damage and power outages.
According to the Weather Network, an unholy combination of strong wind gusts, heavy downpours and large hail touched down in the GTA last night causing a whopping 1,500 Toronto Hydro customers to lose power.
From central Etobicoke. Heavy rain and hail. #hail @stormwx1 @StormhunterTWN @AnthonyFarnell @weathernetwork… https://t.co/mz7Ihj5MTV— Edward Doran 🇨🇦🇮🇪 (@Edward Doran 🇨🇦🇮🇪) 1630011546.0
In fact, the winds were so strong that several large trees were also uprooted, which made for some pretty shocking visuals on Friday morning.
West Woodbridge ON , pea sized hail , wind and 18mm’s of rain , @weathernetwork @AnthonyFarnell @vaughanweather… https://t.co/23eUGfZwtB— Giovanni Simone (@Giovanni Simone) 1630008151.0
Large hail could also apparently be spotted raining down in a neighbourhood across the province.
the way my tree is in FOUR yards now… #onstorm #SevereThunderstormWarning https://t.co/Z6Ws0eNGqc— ✧ 𝕕𝕖𝕧𝕚 ✧ (@✧ 𝕕𝕖𝕧𝕚 ✧) 1630022000.0
Some parts of Toronto were particularly devastated by the storm with one street left looking like it had been hit by a tornado.
Crazy #ONStorm Damage Toronto @TPFFA on scene at Foch Ave for huge trees and hydro wires all over cars and houses… https://t.co/7mz9sjuaDi— Kyle.Taylor (@Kyle.Taylor) 1630017016.0
No tree was safe In Etobicoke with both little plants and large ones being ripped down.
More thunderstorms are expected to roll through on Friday, with the most severe weather hitting the Windsor and Sarnia areas.