A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction across Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a devastated coastal town in western Newfoundland learned of the fatality of one of their own.
NTV News' Chief Meteorologist Eddie Sheerr appeared shocked while offering a dour account of the impact post-tropical storm Fiona had on the southern part of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The herd of wild horses inhabiting Sable Island, which was directly in the path of post-tropical storm Fiona, appear to have come through the extreme weather safely.
In an update Sunday regarding the devastation of post-tropical storm Fiona in Atlantic Canada, federal officials confirmed that the Canadian Armed Forces are already on the ground in several provinces to assist and are on their way to others.
Strong winds and heavy rainfall from Fiona have left over 280,000 Maritimers still without power, as of 11 p.m. local time Sunday.
NTV's Don Bradshaw has the latest from Port aux Basques – a community that has suffered catastrophic damage.
NTV Meteorologist Eddie Sheerr says Fiona was 'significantly worse' than he expected, with the storm surge being particularly damaging.