Flood News: February 1-28, 2018

Posted on: 5 March, 2018


Flood News for February 1 to February 28, 2018. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Insurers urged to share cat models to help map flood risk – Canadian Underwriter | February 1, 2018

Alberta


🔗 Fort McMurray plans to build up flood defences – CBC News | February 15, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 B.C. lacks climate change policies, especially for wildfires and flooding, audit finds – CBC News | February 15, 2018
🔗 Higher than average snowpack leads to flooding concerns in Okanagan Valley – CBC News | February 13, 2018
🔗 Federal support for 30 British Columbia flood mitigation projects – Newswire | February 2, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 New Brunswick government offers assistance to January flood victims – CBC News | February 15, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador


🔗 Flooding in Pasadena forces evacuation of 5 residents Saturday – CBC News | February 3, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 Flooding hits Antigonish after brook overflows banks — again – CBC News | February 5, 2018
🔗 Damaging winds and heavy rains cause flooding and power outages in Nova Scotia – CBC News | February 5, 2018
🔗 'Came in like a freight train': Flash flood and freeze buries cars in N.S. town – CTV News | February 4, 2018
🔗 Freezing flood waters trap cars in Antigonish parking lot – CBC News | February 3, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Flood risk training for home inspectors coming in September – Canadian Underwriter | February 28, 2018
🔗 Ontario flooding a “wakeup call” for homeowners to check their policies: IBC – Canadian Underwriter | February 27, 2018
🔗 Chatham-Kent flood: Multiple people rescued as Thames River continues to rise – CBC News | February 24, 2018
🔗 Family rescued at Six Nations, state of emergency remains in place – CBC News | February 23, 2018
🔗 Evacuation orders lifted for Brantford, Ont., after ice jam releases downriver – CBC News | February 22, 2018
🔗 Flooding in Southwestern Ontario, pictures and video – CBC News | February 22, 2018
🔗 Mother lost grip on toddler as she tried to escape van caught in Ontario flooding – CBC News | February 21, 2018
🔗 Highway 24, other major roads closed due to flooding – CTV News | February 21, 2018
🔗 Brantford declares state of emergency, calls for 'immediate' evacuation after flooding – CBC News | February 21, 2018
🔗 Mississauga under flood warning as river water seeps into homes near Old Derry Road – CBC News | February 21, 2018
🔗 Flooding Prompts Talk Of Possible Evacuation In Port Bruce – Blackburn News | February 20, 2018
🔗 22 reports of flooding after Windsor breaks rainfall record – CBC News | February 20, 2018
🔗 Flood survival kit: Road closures, bus detours, trouble areas – CBC News | February 20, 2018
🔗 Flood warning extended; river levels to continue rising into Wednesday – CTV News | February 20, 2018
🔗 Double-digit temperatures forecast for southern Ontario, localized flooding in some areas – Global News | February 20, 2018
🔗 There will be floods — and Ontario’s not ready for them – TVO | February 20, 2018
🔗 ERCA activates flood contingency plan as snow melt starts – CBC News | February 13, 2018
🔗 Government of Canada funds flood mitigation project in Ontario – Newswire | February 6, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Quebec floods: 92% of victims still without settled claims – Global News | February 13, 2018

Saskatchewan


🔗 Global warming amplifying flood, drought conditions in Sask., Assiniboine Basin conference hears – CBC News | February 14, 2018

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