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

Tourists encouraged to stay optimistic

“(Mother Nature) reminded us of her power and her fury… but we don’t quit here…”

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

Flood vigilance urged despite declining OK Lake level

Central Okanagan emergency officials now starting to plan for life after flooding.

Digital sandbag inventory app created

New technology introduced to keep track of sandbags in Central Okanagan.

Evacuation lifted for Lake Country resort

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

Dock re-builders told to check with province first

EOC says docks and structures that blocked lakeshore public access won’t be allowed to be rebuilt.

Trail in Kalamoir Park latest flood-forced closure in Central Okanagan

Regional district says half a kilometre of waterfront trail will close Sunday.

Latest flood video by Kelowna’s mayor says only the weather is to blame

Colin Basran says he tried to answer the question: ‘What could have been done to stop this?’

B.C. premier checks out flooding in Okanagan

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