Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: August 18, 1886

Location: South Coast

Easting: 320000

Northing: 5170000

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Weekly Witness, Aug 25, 1886, Montreal Quebec

A great storm occurred in the gulf with great damage done to buildings and shipping. A most violent storm swept over St. Pierre on Wednesday night. The storm was the fierest known for a quarter of a century. Buildings were blown down in every direction and considerable damage done to shipping.

 
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