This construction site on Fort Street has become a swimming pool thanks for snow and then heavy rain. (Chris Campbell photo)

This construction site on Fort Street has become a swimming pool thanks for snow and then heavy rain. (Chris Campbell photo)

Brutal weather turns Victoria site into a swimming pool

Workers have set up a tiny pump

The weather in Greater Victoria has brightened up on Wednesday (Dec. 28), but the past weeks have been brutal, to say the least.

From paralyzing snowstorms to a deluge of rain, the local weather has shut down highways and walking paths, as well as disrupting flights out from the airport and ferry sailings.

And now one downtown Victoria construction site has a big problem on its hands – a really wet one.

Pictured is a construction site on Fort Street that has seen it filled up with deep water. Workers have now set up a tiny pump to try to drain the swamp.

It’s too bad that the temperature isn’t dropping again because this would make a special kind of skating rink downtown.

READ MORE: Dog reunited with family on Christmas Eve after 6 days missing on Saanich Peninsula

Do you have a story tip? Email: chris.campbell@blackpress.ca.

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook.

Weather

Be Among The First To Know

Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

Sign Up with google Sign Up with facebook

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reset your password

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to sign up