Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupMeteorological - Hydrological
Event TypeStorms and Severe Thunderstorms
PlaceCalgary AB
Event Start DateSeptember 7, 1991
Event End DateSeptember 7, 1991
CommentsCalgary AB, September 7, 1991 (Labour Day). 30 minute thunderstorm. Downpours of rain and golfball-sized hail flooded basements and caused property damage; hail smashed windows. Birds crushed by hail; cars trapped in downtown underpasses. 15 manhole covers blown off, 28 catch basins needed to be unplugged.
Injured / Infected0
Estimated Total Cost$884,595,372
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department Payments$9,289,467
Municipal Costs$496,865,521
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance Payments$378,440,384
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0