Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the BC Peace

first_imgRisk of a severe thunderstorm late today.This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.- Advertisement -The strong upper ridge of high pressure over the province will begin to weaken and move eastward today. Consequently, the airmass is becoming increasingly unstable. Meanwhile, a weak upper disturbance moving across Northern BC may be just enough of a trigger for thunderstorm development late today. If storms do develop then they will quickly become severe. Large hail, wind gusts to 90 km/h and intense lightning will be the main threats.Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details.last_img read more

Two Awaiting Sentencing for 2015 Murder of Indian American Store Clerk in Connecticut

first_imgTwo men are awaiting sentencing for the April 6, 2015 murder of Indian American store clerk Sanjay Patel, who was repeatedly shot by gunmen as he stood behind the counter of the Pay Rite Food/Citgo gas station in New Haven, Connecticut.A jury deliberated for less than four hours Feb. 7 before finding Dwayne Sayles guilty of felony murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, criminal possession of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit. Sayles’ trial ended Feb. 5, and the jury began deliberations, but had to stop when one juror claimed she saw the defendant while visiting her husband in the same jail where Sayles was being held on $2 million bail. The juror said Sayles recognized her and waved to her, which caused her to fear for her safety, reported the New Haven Register.Read it at India West Related Itemslast_img read more