Eastern Quebec affected by a new storm

L'est du Québec touché par une nouvelle tempête

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The passage of a storm on the east of the province could be left 25 cm in some places, and even up to 40 cm of snow in Gaspe, by Wednesday evening.

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The east of the Gaspé peninsula will be the sector most affected by this winter storm. To the significant accumulation of snow will be winds up to 90 km/h A warning of strong winds is also in effect for the Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

The waves generated by these winds could cause the crashing coastal on certain portions of the coast Wednesday, particularly in the area of Percé.

Environment Canada has also issued alerts for the regions of Estrie, Chaudière-Appalaches and Charlevoix. The total accumulation could reach 25 cm.

In the metropolitan region of Montreal, an accumulation of 10 to 15 cm is expected by Wednesday evening.