Global National: Nov. 21, 2021 | More rainfall on the way for flood-ravaged BC
CA, 22 Nov 2021
More bad news for British Columbia as that province is set to see more heavy rain this week even as crews scramble to repair the damage from last week’s rainfall. By the end of today more than 500 Canadian Forces personnel will be on the ground assisting with evacuations, rescuing livestock and helping to protect critical infrastructure. And that help is desperately needed in the city of Abbotsford which is now racing to build up dikes ahead of that severe weather expected in the coming days. Mike Armstrong is in Abbotsford.
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