Vernon and North Okanagan News
Evacuation order continues
Weather is complicating the risk assessment process in the Shuswap as officials try to update an evacuation order for McIntyre Creek.
A mudslide over Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road on Wednesday led to seven properties being evacuated.
Cathy Semchuk with the Shuswap Emergency Management program says rainy weather and snow-melting conditions in the forecast are complicating the risk assessment.
Semchuk says an evacuation order remains in effect.
A geomorphologist is on site today trying to figure out the likelihood of another debris flow. (CFJC)
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Vernon / N. Okanagan News
- A letter from Min of EducationBC - 10:22 am
- Old Vernon Road crashKelowna - 10:46 am
- Teachers: 40 years of battlesBC - 7:46 am
- BC sets up support paymentsBC
Vernon Discussion Forum
District of Coldstream
Village of Lumby
City of Armstrong
City of Enderby
District of Sicamous
Okanagan Regional Library