A cyclist powers through the torrential downpour that halted motorized forms of transportation in the city, flooding the train underpass at 10th Avenue and Lorne Street on Thursday, July 26, afternoon.
A City of Kamloops By-Law Enforcement officer waves motorists through the lights at the intersection of 10th Avenue and Battle Street during the height of the downpour on Thursday, July 26, afternoon.
The underpass at the train bridge at 10th Avenue and Lorne Street was closed to motorists until several feet of rainwater was drained from the roads, before being reopened after the worst of the storm had passed on Thursday, July 26, afternoon.
City manhole covers were popping off all over the City, as the deluge of rainfall was too fast and too strong to compete with.
Ben Rumsey relishes the watery depths of a very wet bike ride through the water that accumulates underneath the train bridge at 10th Avenue and Lorne Street during the height of the afternoon storm that raged over the City on Thursday, July 26.
Shannon Just walks Terry Lake's canine buddy, Pal to the dog park in the torrential rains that hit Kamloops unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon, July 26.
Sue Wright takes the afternoon rain storm in stride, as she removes her sandels to wade through the depths of rainfall that pools in the roadway underneath the train bridge at Lorne Street and 10th Avenue on Thursday, July 26, afternoon.
Sue Wright takes the afternoon rain storm in stride, as braves the rainfall that fell in Kamloops on Thursday, July 26, afternoon.
Some motorists seemed unfazed by the deluge of rainfall and water-filled streets, continuing to attempt to maneuvre through them as if they were invincible (or, at least their vehicles were).
An unidentified woman appears distraught as she wades through a lake of pooling water on Falcon Road in Valleyview on Thursday afternoon, July 26.
A motorist tentatively pulls onto Lansdowne Street into a wading pool of water.
Kamloops Fire Rescue crews were called out to Glenwood Gardens in the Valleyview area of Kamloops, responding to reports of flooding in the ground level apartments with up to two feet of water.
This truck driver decides not to dodge the lake of water on Lansdowne Street, instead he plows through the liquid sunshine.
Within hours of unleashing torrential rain and hail in parts of Kamloops, the skies opened up and began to show signs of clearing.