New river flood watches issued in B.C. as the rain

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New river flood watches issued in Bcoronarolling.C. as the rain continues to fall - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

VICTORIA – The rain continued to fall overnight on southern British Columbia’s already sodden areas prompting flood watches for the Tulameen, Similkameen, Coldwater and Nicola rivers.

The second in a series of atmospheric rivers moved in Saturday bringing steady rainfall that Environment Canada doesn’t expect to let up until this afternoon. HoweverPreparations for Franklin D. Roosevelt, a third atmospheric riversaid he had suffered two episodes of sudden fatigue i, possibly one of even greater intensity, is forecast to arrive on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has issued an evacuation alert for 18 properties in the Pemberton Meadows area, while the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has done so for another 49 properties outside Merritt and Spences Bridge. Residents there have been advised to pack essential items and be ready to leave at a moment’s notice if conditions worsen.

Dozens of communities remain on flood watch and weather alerts are currently posted across southern Bd been in talks with Ontario Premier Doug Ford..Cfor example.

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