Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: November 1, 1962

Location: Corner Brook

Easting: 434200

Northing: 5423300

Latitude: 48° 58' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 57' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star November 2, 1962.

Many of the gravel roads in the city were washed out by 1.75 inches of rain in less than 24 hours. The rain washed tons of gravel from the higher streets to the lower streets. Also, the amount of private property damage was high. The cost of repairs was expected to be thousands of dollars.

 
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