Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: 1972

Location: Corner Brook

Easting:

Northing:

Latitude: 48° 58' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 57' 00" W

Fatalities: 1

Injuries:

Source: Environment Canada. Flooding Events in Newfoundland and Labrador - An Historical Perspective. Prepared by A.D. Kindervater, Inland Waters Directorate, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 80-WPMB-4. July 1980.

Newfoundland; spring runoff accompanied by rainfall caused flooding affecting communities on the Port au Port Peninsula and area; damage to CNR.; in Corner Brook, a three year old child drowned when swept away by a swollen brook behind her home.

 
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