As of Monday morning, the City of Gatineau said 443 homes and 794 people had been evacuated from the region. On Sunday evening, the federal government advised employees against going to work on Monday if their commute uses the interprovincial
The hardest hit neighbourhoods are along the Ottawa River. Days of heavy rain and water from the spring runoff have caused its banks to burst. Officials say the river has peaked and floodwaters are expected to go down over the coming days.
What about all those flooded vehicles?
Flooding has wreaked havoc in many communities from coast to coast over the last week. New Brunswick. In New Brunswick, nearly 150 millimetres of rain fell in parts of the province resulting in the St. John River spilling over its banks flooding …
The historically high water levels along the Ottawa River appear to have peaked Monday and are now expected to slowly recede, according to the group managing the river basin — but it may be weeks before those levels return to seasonal norms. . It has become an enduring image of the historic flooding along the Ottawa River. In Gatineau, a car on the road is so totally submerged in water it has a bright orange pylon on its roof to warn boats that it's there. It is one of several vehicles … . Heavy rain has flooded thousands of homes and prompted states of emergency across the province. Here's what we know. A fleur-de-lys adorns a fire hydrant submerged under flood waters in Gatineau, Que., on May 7, 2017. ADRIAN WYLD/THE CANADIAN
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The boat launch in Stonecliffe is left high and dry, while the Ottawa River bursts its banks further downstream. This is due to Ontario Power Generation tryingh to prevent flooding upstream to Mattawa. Tweet · Bookmark and Share. Change text size for … . Soldiers in an armoured vehicle check with residents on Rue Glaude in Gatineau as flooding continues throughout the region in areas along the local rivers. Wayne Cuddington / Postmedia. The city of Gatineau has issued a
While water levels appear to have peaked on the Ottawa River, the Canadian Armed Forces remain on the scene in Gatineau, helping residents deal with the worst of the spring floods. On Monday more than 800 people had voluntarily left their homes
Mary Courneyea at her house on Rue Saint-Patrice in Gatineau which is now unreachable by car. Wayne Cuddington / Postmedia. Well into middle age, Mary Courneyea went back to school and then got a job working with