Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: January 10, 2011

Location: The Beaches

Easting: 512500

Northing: 5491300

Latitude: 49° 35' 00" N

Longitude: 56° 50' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: CBC website

Fifty people were evacuated from The Beaches after high winds caused waves to overwash the road to the community. The community was evacuated due to fears that the transportation link would be broken if the road was washed out. Similar problems were experienced in January and September 2004.

 
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