Storm Strikes BC and Forces Evacuations, Paralyzes Transport, and Triggers Landslides

Heavy rainfall has caused flooding, mudslides, and evacuations in southern British Columbia as a result of heavy rain.

For the past three days, the province has been coping with a “large atmospheric river,” as described by Environment and Climate Change Canada, which has resulted in excessive quantities of rain. The time is 11 a.m. Since Saturday, 229 millimeters have fallen in the Coquihalla Summit region, according to the most recent data from the government office.

The situation in British Columbia is, to say the least, developing. The most recent updates on this powerful storm may be seen here.

Merritt, British Columbia, residents As floodwaters engulf the city, residents have been evacuated. It is expected that 7,100 residents have been forced to flee to other parts of the province. People in Kamloops and Kelowna who have nowhere else to go are recommended to go to emergency services centers.

Abbotsford and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District have also been asked to evacuate.

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