The Canadian Press

2015-12-07 | BC Flood Emergency

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A First Nations council on Vancouver Island has declared a state of emergency due to torrential rains and rising water levels. Tseshaht (tse-SHAT') Chief Councillor Hugh Braker says so far the flooding has been minor in the community just outside Port Alberni. But he says the forecast for upcoming storms this week is cause for concern. (Braker says more than 20 homes are at risk and may have to be evacuated as early as today. The community experienced a similar state of emergency due to flooding exactly one year ago.)

Date: 2015-12-07
Placeline: PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if we are going to get a couple inches tonight and then the projections are as high as six inches of rain over the course of Tuesday and Wednesday then that's going to cause big problems >>


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