Canada Declares State Of Emergency Over Catastrophic Flooding

Africa Business News

Nov 19 2021 • 54 seconds


Canada is sending the military to help evacuate and support communities hit by catastrophic flooding, with the death toll expected to rise after record rainfall on the Pacific coast triggering a state of emergency.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the heavy rains caused historical and terrible flooding that has disrupted the lives and taken the lives of people across BC.
British Columbia Premier John Horgan declared a state of emergency and imposed a travel ban, telling reporters catastrophic rains, winds and flooding have devastated entire communities of our province.