Thousands told to evacuate as Australian city of Sydney faces its fourth round of flooding

Thousands told to evacuate as Australian city of Sydney faces its fourth round of flooding

A flooded area from the overflowing Hawkesbury river due to torrential rain in the Windsor suburb of Sydney, Australia, on July 4.SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images More than 30,000 residents of Sydney and its surrounds were told to evacuate or prepare to abandon their homes Monday as Australia’s largest city faces its fourth, and possibly worst, round … Read more

Yellowstone flooding forces 10,000 to leave national park

Yellowstone flooding forces 10,000 to leave national park

The bridge to Tom Miner Basin off of Highway 89 south of Livingston has been washed out as major flooding set off mudslides in Yellowstone National Park, in Montana, on June 13.Larry Mayer/The Associated Press More than 10,000 visitors were ordered out of Yellowstone as unprecedented flooding tore through the northern half of the nation’s … Read more

State of local emergency declared in Kelowna, BC in response to flooding

State of local emergency declared in Kelowna, BC in response to flooding

A local state of emergency has been issued in Kelowna, BC, due to isolated flooding. Central Okanagan Emergency Operations declared the local state of emergency just after 2 pm, on Tuesday afternoon, stating it was doing so due to flooding along Mission Creek, Scotty Creek and the upper reaches of Mill Creek. Read more: Mission … Read more

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

Heavy rains prompt state of emergency in Calgary, flooding fears in BC

A home on Peguis First Nation with a Tiger Dam around it for Fisher River flooding north of Winnipeg on May 15.JOHN WOODS/The Canadian Press Calgary declared a state of emergency Monday as torrential rains were predicted to pelt Southern Alberta with more than a month’s worth of rain in just three days, but the … Read more

Red River Valley flood warning issued as Colorado low moves through province – Winnipeg

Red River Valley flood warning issued as Colorado low moves through province – Winnipeg

A flood warning is in place for the Red River Valley from Emerson to the floodway inlet south of Winnipeg, the province announced Sunday afternoon. This as southern Manitoba deals with flooded bases and roads, while western parts of the province navigate power outages as a second Colorado low rattles the province. Winnipeggers are reporting … Read more