Victoria News reader Jean-Paul Bezeau shared this photo of a flooded picnic area that he took on his way to work in Saanich Friday morning. (Photo Jean-Paul Bezeau)

READER PHOTO: Heavy rains leave picnic tables swimming in Saanich

Much of Vancouver Island has been dealing with the fallout of what Environment Canada described as “copious rainfall” that fell on the region this week after a vigorous frontal system stalled over the region.

RELATED: Torrential rains top 1936 record in Greater Victoria

From midday Wednesday until Thursday evening, 56 millimetres of rain fell at Victoria International Airport, besting a one-day record of 27 mm that dates back to Jan. 3, 1936.

Victoria News reader Jean-Paul Bezeau shared this photo of a flooded picnic area that he took on his way to work in Saanich Friday morning.

RELATED: Wind warning in effect for Greater Victoria

Did you experience flooding in your area? Send your photos to vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca.

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