Wind gusts were recorded as strong as 80 km/h on the North Shore, and one gust exceeded 100 km/h in Howe Sound.
In Vancouver a car was crushed by a falling tree on Beatrice St. near Kingsway.
More than 1,000 Hydro customers lost power in southern Vancouver Island, because of the windstorm.
By 6:15 a.m. BC Hydro was reporting more than half of the customers had their power restored.
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