Strong thunderstorms moving through SD&G

In this Aug. 14, 2016, file photo, a thunderstorm rolls into the region along Highway 401 in South Stormont, Ont. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

SD&G – A strong line of intense thunderstorms are moving through SD&G late Wednesday afternoon.

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement before 4 p.m. advising that the storms could produce wind up to 60 kilometers and hour and 20-40 millimeters of rain in an hour or less.

As of 3:55 p.m., radar showed storm cell pockets over Chesterville, Alexandria and the County Road 43 corridor, heading south.