Wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver

THERE is a wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver: northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge, and southeast including Surrey and Langley
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring, according to Environment Canada.

Another in a series of intense low pressure systems will produce strong south or southeast winds on Friday. The winds will shift abruptly to the southwesterly and increase to 70 km/h with gusts as high as 90 early Friday evening in the wake of this system. The winds will ease late Friday evening.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.