The city of Abbotsford BC revokes the evacuation order for North Sumas Prairie – BC

The city of Abbotsford BC revokes the evacuation order for North Sumas Prairie – BC

The city of Abbotsford has lifted the evacuation order for the northern area of ​​Sumas Prairie, with immediate effect, Mayor Henry Braun announced Friday. That means people can start returning to their homes, Braun said, but he warned that for many residents, returning will not be easy. Some homes may not be habitable, he said, … Read more

BC Floods: Dry, colder weather helps floods recede, and road repairs continue

BC  Floods: Dry, colder weather helps floods recede, and road repairs continue

Despite some areas of the province receiving snow or wet snow this weekend and into next week, BC government officials said Friday that the drier and more seasonal weather has a positive effect on the flood situation. Transport Minister Rob Fleming said there are currently no flood guards or warnings leading to more stability on … Read more

BC Floods: Highway 1 reopens and reconnects Metro Vancouver and Hope

British Columbia has marked an important milestone in its efforts to restore transportation networks, after a series of storms triggered devastating floods and landslides. Transport Minister Rob Fleming announced Thursday that Highway 1 had reopened through Fraser Valley following closures in Abbotsford and in the Bridal Falls area. Read more: Highways in BC are starting … Read more

BC Floods: Thousands of pigs, cows, chickens and probably bees died in the Fraser Valley

Farmers in BC’s flooded Fraser Valley continue to face challenges in repairing and restoring their properties and livestock. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham said at a media briefing Thursday with the dry weather and receding floods that it will be crucial for the removal of carcasses of animals that died in the flood. “We know at … Read more

BC Floods: Thousands of pigs, cows, chickens and probably bees died in the Fraser Valley

Farmers in BC’s flooded Fraser Valley continue to face challenges in repairing and restoring their properties and livestock. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham said at a media briefing Thursday with the dry weather and receding floods that it will be crucial for the removal of carcasses of animals that died in the flood. “We know at … Read more

BC Floods: Residents Mop Up from 3rd Atmospheric River As Damage Costs Rise – Global News

BC Floods: Residents Mop Up from 3rd Atmospheric River as Damage Costs RiseGlobal news BC flood updates: Recent storm ‘not as severe as predicted’ | CTV NewsCTV News Vancouver Highway 1 to Hope reopens as rain subsides in southern BC, but flood warnings are still in placeCBC.ca 3rd atmospheric river moves away from BC. flood … Read more

Highways in BC are starting to reopen, but free-flowing traffic is still months away, the minister said

British Columbia may have seen the last of the “intense storms”, according to Secretary of Public Safety Mike Farnworth. “The worst weather seems to be behind us, and I’m grateful for that,” he said at a media briefing Thursday. However, there is still a lot of work to be done in the province. Farnworth reminds … Read more

BC floods: Hatzic evacuees on edge as rising lake floods home

As floods begin to subside in some parts of the lower mainland, evacuated residents from dozens of properties in and around Eastern Mission, BC, remain on the edge, with no clear timeline for when they can return home. When the third in a series of powerful atmospheric rivers hit the region on Tuesday, Mission City … Read more

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BC breaks temperature records as atmospheric river delivers hot, humid air

British Columbia set 30 temperature records over two days as the third in a series of atmospheric rivers soaked the coast in eerily hot rain. Nine daily temperature records fell on Tuesday, and a further 21 on Wednesday, including a maximum of 22.5 C recorded in Penticton. The gentle reading is now the warmest December … Read more