The Tulameen River is rising rapidly on Sunday Nov. 14. Photo contributed

The Tulameen River is rising rapidly on Sunday Nov. 14. Photo contributed

Tulameen fire chief warns of rapidly rising river

Heavy rains cause concern for residents

Tulameen Fire Chief Jody Woodford is warning residents about the quickly rising Tulameen River.

“Heavy rain is continuing and the river level is rising,” Woodford told the Spotlight Sunday, Nov. 14.

She advised people “to be safe around the water’s edge, and keep close watch on children and pets.”

Follow the Spotlight for updates.

Related: Separate slides close Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt, Hwy. 1 north of Yale

Related: Coquihalla could see flash flooding, up to 90 millimetres of rain by Monday afternoon

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email:andrea.demeer@similkameenspotlight.com


 
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.