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UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm watch for P.E.I. ends

Two men head for cover on Prince Street in Charlottetown as a sudden downpour hits the city on Wednesday. Environment Canada had at one point issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of Prince Edward Island.
Two men head for cover on Prince Street in Charlottetown as a sudden downpour hits the city on Wednesday. Environment Canada had at one point issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of Prince Edward Island.

Environment Canada's severe thunderstorm watch has ended.  

The weather agency had issued a warnings for all three P.E.I. counties with a fast-moving system moving across the region.  

Charlottetown saw a sudden torrential downpour, along with thunder and lightning, beginning around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Other areas reported much of the same as the system moved from west to east across the province.

All was clear by around 9 p.m., according to Environment Canada.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

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