Special weather statement ends for Toronto

FILE- Environment Canada has issued a wind warning and a special weather statement for Toronto (George Stamou/CTV Toronto)

A special weather statement has ended for Toronto after the city experienced heavy downpours Friday afternoon.

At around 4 p.m., Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for Toronto with heavy showers and thunderstorms expected throughout the afternoon and evening.

Environment Canada estimated that the downpours would result in between 30 to 40 mm of rainfall in the city.

Some areas of the city also experienced pea-sized hail.

Shortly before 8:00 p.m., the special weather statement was lifted.