Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: August 1970

Location: Burin Peninsula

Easting:

Northing:

Latitude: 47° 00' 00" N

Longitude: 55° 40' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Flooding Events in Newfoundland and Labrador, August 11-12, 1970.

Heavy rainfall of 257.6 mm caused streams to flood their banks resulting in extensive damage to roads, culverts, and bridges.

 
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