Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: August 1941

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 2-4, 1941.

Heavy rain (98.3 mm) caused the roads to flood and created washouts. Many of the commercial and private properties were flooded and the damage caused by the water was widespread.

 
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