Photo News : Massive Floods and Landslides Hit Canada

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, CANADA – Days of rain that lashed Canada especially in the Province of British Columbia caused heavy flooding and landslides. The following is a photo of the damage that occurred on Wednesday (11/17/2021).

This handout photo taken and released on November 14, 2021 by British Columbia’s Ministry of Transport and Safety shows a landslide closing off Highway 1 between Popkum and Hope, east of Chilliwack, Canada. – Relentless rains hit Canada’s Pacific coast on November 15, 2021, forcing evacuations and sending landslides, rocks and debris across a highway that trapped motorists east of Vancouver. (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO /British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety ” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ( AFP/HANDOUT)

The disaster cut off all rail access to the port of Vancouver, which is Canada’s largest port. Floods cut off harbor roads, trapping passengers for days.

This handout photo released on November 15, 2021 by British Columbia's Ministry of Transport and Safety shows storm water on Highway 3 between Bromley Rock Provincial Park and Taylor Mill near Princeton, British Columbia, Canada.  - Relentless rains hit Canada's Pacific coast on November 15, 2021, forcing the evacuation of cities and trapping motorists as landslides, rocks and debris swept across major highways.  (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
This handout photo released on November 15, 2021 by British Columbia’s Ministry of Transport and Safety shows storm water on Highway 3 between Bromley Rock Provincial Park and Taylor Mill near Princeton, British Columbia, Canada. – Relentless rains hit Canada’s Pacific coast on November 15, 2021, forcing the evacuation of cities and trapping motorists as landslides, rocks and debris swept across major highways. (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO /British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety ” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ( AFP/HANDOUT)

The floods also paralyzed rail routes operated by Canadian Pacific Rail and Canadian National Railway, Canada’s two largest rail companies.

A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)

Authorities have so far confirmed one death after heavy rains and landslides destroyed roads and left several mountain towns isolated.

A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford British Columbia, Canada, on November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)

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