Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Grand Manan and coastal Charlotte County

Krisi Marples/Courier Up to 50 mm of rain is expected for Grand Manan and coastal Charlotte County today, casuing possible flooding in low-lying areas.

Charlotte County/Grand Manan – Rain at times heavy, is expected.

Rainfall amounts of 40 to 50 millimetres are expected for most regions along the Fundy coast, including Moncton and the Kennebecasis Valley. Lesser rainfall amounts are expected for central and northern parts of New Brunswick.

Rain will spread across southern New Brunswick this evening before ending overnight. The public is warned heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

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Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.