BC Flood

Debris from receding flood waters is pictured along a road as heavy rains form an atmospheric river continue in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, November 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Cars, couches, propane and fuel tanks among debris from record B.C. flooding

‘Mountains’ of trash left outside homes after record rainfall

 

A woman and children who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, British Columbia on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Officials in a small city near the Canada border are calling the damage devastating after a storm that dumped rain for days caused flooding and mudslides. City officials in Sumas, Washington said Tuesday that hundreds of people had been evacuated and estimated that 75% of homes had water damage. Just over the border, residents in about 1,100 rural homes in Abbotsford were told to evacuate as waterways started to rise quickly. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Cars, couches, propane and fuel tanks among debris from record flooding in B.C.

‘We have to get all of this junk out of the ditches’

 

Military personnel help with the placement of a Tiger Dam on Sunday night (Nov. 28) across Highway 1 near Cole Road in Abbotsford. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

More B.C. evacuations as crews try to hold back Sumas River floodwaters

Rain eased but snowmelt flowing into runoff, causing rivers to rise and increasing risk of flooding

 

Evacuees from Merritt, B.C., Barkad Khan, centre, holds his daughter Mahira Khan, 4, as his wife Afreen Khan, looks on while they gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Evacuated Merritt family asking for help after losing home to floodwaters

‘It’s gone. Under water. Everything gone. I have nothing left. Nothing to go back to’

Evacuees from Merritt, B.C., Barkad Khan, centre, holds his daughter Mahira Khan, 4, as his wife Afreen Khan, looks on while they gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Evacuated residents from Merritt, B.C., gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Floods another blow for restaurants in B.C. Interior, operators and advocates say

Latest in 20 months of struggles through the COVID-19 pandemic and a summer of wildfire smoke

Evacuated residents from Merritt, B.C., gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Milk is pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

B.C. milk farmers told to throw out product as flood-ravaged highways cut off access to Canada

Flooding has cut off the ability to transport milk to consumers

Milk is pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Majority of flood evacuation orders lifted in Boundary region of B.C

Majority of flood evacuation orders lifted in Boundary region of B.C

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — The majority of residents in British Columbia’s Boundary…

Majority of flood evacuation orders lifted in Boundary region of B.C
Canadian Forces members begin helping out in flooded B.C. communities

Canadian Forces members begin helping out in flooded B.C. communities

VANCOUVER — Dozens of members of the Canadian Armed Forces have begun…

Canadian Forces members begin helping out in flooded B.C. communities
Armed forces arrive in B.C. as federal assistance approved for flooded areas

Armed forces arrive in B.C. as federal assistance approved for flooded areas

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — The first wave of 300 Canadian military personnel…

Armed forces arrive in B.C. as federal assistance approved for flooded areas