Heavy rain and strong wind is expected for Surrey.

October 28, 2022

There is a special weather statement in effect for Surrey due to expected strong winds and rain.

See all weather alerts for Metro Vancouver from the Government of Canada.

Wind & Storm Preparedness

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Important Contacts

Power Outages

Never call 911 for power outage information.

Check BC Hydro's power outage map or outage list for power outage information. If your power outage isn’t listed, call 1-800-BCHYDRO (1-800-224-9376) or *HYDRO (*49376) on your mobile or report online.

Downed Power Lines

Call 911 immediately if you see fallen power lines.

Stay at least 10 metres (33 feet – about the length of a school bus) away from downed power lines at all times.

Fallen Trees

Call 911 for fallen trees or branches that are an immediate danger to people. Call 911 for imminent tree hazards that could endanger people and require road closure or access control.

Fallen trees on public property

To report a non-emergency fallen tree on public property:

Fallen trees on private property

If a tree on your private property falls down or it might fall over due to wind:

  • Take photos showing the tree and any tree damage to your property
  • Send the information to treebylaw@surrey.ca and a City Arborist will contact you to explain what you can do
  • You can also contact a tree care company for assistance

Flooding and Roads

To report flooded or partially flooded roads, use the Report a Problem tool or call 604-591-4152. Include exact location details.

Call us at 604-591-4152 to report:

  • water main breaks
  • pump station failures
  • dangerous pot holes

City of Surrey Contact

Main switchboard: 604-591-4011

Or browse City contact information

Homelessness Services Association of BC (HSABC) Extreme Weather Response Program

Homelessness Services Association of BC (HSABC) is contracted by BC Housing to manage the Extreme Weather Response Program in Surrey. HSABC provides the latest information about extreme weather shelter activations including which shelters are open when an extreme weather response alert is issued, triggered by factors including:

  1. Temperatures at or below 0 degrees Celsius
  2. Significant snow accumulation or sleet/freezing rain conditions
  3. Significant windstorms
  4. Periods of extended heavy rain
  5. Temperatures near zero degrees with rainfall
  6. Temperatures reported as ‘feels like’ zero degrees Celsius or below with wind chill considerations
  7. Weather Alerts as issued by Environment Canada