Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: December 7, 1931

Location: Placentia Bay

Easting: 699500

Northing: 5278900

Latitude: 47° 15' 10" N

Longitude: 54° 15' 30" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star Dec 16, 1931, Daily News Dec 8, 1931

A severe storm caused higher tides than during the Burin 1929 tsunami in Prowseton and Davis Cove. Wharves and flakes were destroyed. Four houses were flooded. Placentia was also damaged.

 
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