BC Flood

B.C.’s major rivers surge, sparking flood warnings

A persistent low pressure system over Alberta has led to several days of heavy rain

 

River centre says heavy rains could bring flooding to central, northeastern B.C.

Water levels are already unusually high and river banks can be extremely unstable

 

Okanagan Lake level surpasses full pool

Significant flood damage not expected in Summerland this year

 

Okanagan flooding risk ‘moderate’

Barring some extreme, record-setting rain, flooding in Okanagan Lake is extremely unlikely this year

Storm strands travellers, cuts off only road access to remote B.C. community

Bamfield still waiting for promised road upgrades after fatal bus crash last September

  • Feb 3, 2020

Waters rising in flood-ravaged southern B.C. as residents brace for ‘round two’

Heavy rains and spring runoff combined to push floodwaters to levels not seen in 70 years in and around Grand Forks last week.

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now

Evacuation order made as creek floods in South Okanagan

An evacuation order has been issued due to flooding in Okanagan Falls

  • May 10, 2018

Out of the flood, into the fire

BC wildfire crews redeployed but flood recovery efforts continue

Flood protection measures taken down

The level of Okanagan Lake dropped 1.5 centimetres and is now at 343.052 metres above sea level

Okanagan Lake levels slowly dropping

Okanagan Lake level dropped 1.3 centimetres from yesterday and is now at 343.067 above sea level

Evacuation lifted for Lake Country resort

Despite lowering to an evacuation alert, Tween Lake Resort remains closed to the public.

B.C. premier checks out flooding in Okanagan

Christy Clark pays low-key vistis to Penticton, Summerland and Central Okanagan Tuesday.

Across The Lake Swim still a go say organizers

The event will feature 1,200 swimmers and go July 15 despite the high level of Okanagan Lake.

Wind and rain in forecast add to flooding concern

Wind and rain in forecast add to Central Okanagan flooding concerns

Okanagan Lake continues to move toward record high levels

Expected temperatures of 30 C could send more melted snow water flowing down already swollen creeks.

Wind kicked up waves, knocked down trees

Crews are clearing windfall from streams and inspecting and assessing flood protection measures

Wind worries as Okanagan lake continues to rise

Wind could create more flooding issues

UPDATE: North Westside residents can return home

Slope stability testing on Monday has allowed residents affected by landslide to return to their homes