The Canadian Press

1997-04-29 | Manitoba-flood

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The community of St. Agathe was the first unexpected casualty of the flood of '97. The town had no permanent dike and a wall of water rushed in over a major highway. Resident Jeannot (jehn-NOH') Robert had trouble believing it was happening. (A few days later the community of Grand Pointe also succumbed to the flood waters.)

Date: 1997-04-29
Placeline: St Agathe, MB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I've yet to believe that that seems like a dream but that it's experiencing a one hundred year flood as they call it I never dreamed that we would see water come up so fast >>

Clip ID: 19970429CPCN001