The Canadian Press

2011-07-02 | Mba Flooding

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Ottawa deployed 200 troops July 2nd to help with flood control measures in southwestern Manitoba, where volunteers were racing to raise dikes before the Souris River was due to crest. Emergency Measures Minister Steve Ashton warned that the water level would be unprecedented. (Flooding on the Souris River upstream in North Dakota had already damaged four thousand homes, and further upstream in Saskatchewan, much of the village of Roche Percee (ROSH' PUR'-see) was submerged.)

Date: 2011-07-02
Placeline: SOURIS, Manitoba.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in fact that I've talked to from the area's been there just saying this is absolutely unbelievable that's that's really the only word to describe it here we are in July and we're looking major flooding that it's going to hit the East Valley >>


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