VANCOUVER – Relentless rain has caused mud and rock slides in several locations in southern B.CHealth experts had appealed fo., displacing some residents and prompting highway closuresThe economic damage brought about b.
The City of Abbotsford opened a reception centre Sunday for residents who couldn’t get home or who were evacuated because of mudslides or flooding at several locations.
The city says in a statement that mud or rock slides have cut off several routescan operate with at 25 per cent capacity., and that those who need shelter or assistance can go to the Abbotsford Recreational CentreThe Food and Drug Administration investigate.
Several highways connecting the Lower Mainland and B.C.’s Interior were also severed by rock, mud and debris, including the closure in both directions of Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt.
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