Rainfall broke several records. Jiulongzhen broke the daily rainfall record for Guangzhou, while Xintangzhen broke the three-hour rainfall record for the province. Rivers in Huadu district saw the biggest flood in 20 years. Water overflew three dikes, damaging one of them http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=182565
Persistent, steady rains soaking swaths of central and eastern Canada have created record precipitation levels triggering widespread flooding and put residents and governments on high alert.
Lake Ontario hits record level after ‘unbelievable’ amounts of rain http://www.newyorkupstate.com/weather/2017/05/lake_ontario_levels_break_record_and_water_levels_are_still_rising.html
Here are the climate science benchmarks of the Quebec floods http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/05/08/news/here-are-climate-science-benchmarks-quebec-floods
Canada flood damage worsens but heavy rains subsiding https://www.afp.com/en/news/2265/canada-flood-damage-worsens-heavy-rains-subsiding
Trudeau says Ottawa ready to assist communities slammed by flooding, heavy rain http://globalnews.ca/news/3429056/more-flooding-heavy-rain-expected-for-regions-across-canada
Maps show impact of flooding across Eastern Canada http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/maps-show-impact-of-flooding-across-eastern-canada-1.3402986