The Canadian Press

2013-06-21 | Weather Alberta Flooding

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As rain-swollen rivers burst their banks across southern Alberta, more than a dozen towns declared states of emergency, with entire communities, including High River and Bragg Creek, under mandatory evacuation orders. Calgary Mayor Naheed (NAH'-hed) Nenshi said the waters turned the Bo and Elbow Rivers into raging torrents. (In Calgary, officials started a series of rolling evacuations that resulted in nearly 75-thousand people being forced from their homes.)

Date: 2013-06-21
Placeline: CALGARY, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I grew up here. I sent a lot of time on the bow and elbow rivers and I have never seen the river that high or that fast. Particularly that fast the Bow River when I saw it look like you were looking at an ocean >>