Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: December 25-26, 1977

Location: east of Corner Brook

Easting:

Northing:

Latitude: 48¡ 00' 00" N

Longitude: 57¡ 00' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Flooding Events in Newfoundland and Labrador December 27-29, 1977

Road damage occurred due to rain (31.8 mm) and snow melt. Also, tons of mud and water flooded homes on the north side of Ballam Bridge. Local residence believed that flooding of homes in the area began to occur when a nearby gravel pit was altered.

 
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