hurricaneireneAs part of The Humane Society of Canada's Disaster Relief, Rescue and Recovery Program, we monitor both the Canadian Hurricane Centre, NASA and the US National Weather Service for up to date information on now Post-tropical storm Irene.

As of 2.47 pm on Monday,  August 29th, Irene has now been downgraded to a post-tropical storm, however rainfall warnings are still in effect for portions of Southern Quebec and wind warnings are still in effect for parts of the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.  Click to see a storm trajectory for Irene.

We have contacted shelters in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in order to offer our help and assistance, however, we are happy to report that none of them reported to us any animal injuries due to Irene.