BC Flood

Dairy cows walk in a pasture in Surrey, B.C., on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Fraser Valley milk farmers told to throw out product; access to rest of Canada cut off by floods

Flooding has cut off the ability to transport milk to consumers

Dairy cows walk in a pasture in Surrey, B.C., on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Royal Canadian Air Force confirmed they have rescued 311 people, 26 dogs and a cat and brought them to Agassiz following this week’s floods and landslides. (Photo/Royal Canadian Air Force)

Armed Forces confirms more than 300 rescued from Agassiz area landslides, floods

Rescue workers are also searching debris along Lougheed Highway

The Royal Canadian Air Force confirmed they have rescued 311 people, 26 dogs and a cat and brought them to Agassiz following this week’s floods and landslides. (Photo/Royal Canadian Air Force)
People head east along the Keith Wilson Bridge following an evacuation order for Sumas Prairie and Yarrow on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Yarrow residents on evacuation order in Chilliwack

Evacuation route over Keith Wilson bridge for Yarrow residents, emergency responders

People head east along the Keith Wilson Bridge following an evacuation order for Sumas Prairie and Yarrow on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge. Folks from Sumas Prairie and Yarrow were leaving the area following an evacuation order on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge. Folks from Sumas Prairie and Yarrow were leaving the area following an evacuation order on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Tania and Scott with their dog, sitting inside a fogged-up car, waiting for help to arrive. (Tania Honeysett/Special to The News)

‘Everyone’s helping each other’: Maple Ridge woman trapped on Hwy. 7 due to mudslide

People getting airlifted, but not enough communication, point out the stranded

Tania and Scott with their dog, sitting inside a fogged-up car, waiting for help to arrive. (Tania Honeysett/Special to The News)
The view from high above Eagle Mountain in Abbotsford on Monday, Nov. 15. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Province shuts down Highway 1 at Abbotsford due to rising flood waters

Highway now closed, cutting off Chilliwack from rest of Lower Mainland

The view from high above Eagle Mountain in Abbotsford on Monday, Nov. 15. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A home on Wilson Road in Chilliwack was flooded when water washed out a nearby dike.

B.C. STORM: Chilliwack Search and Rescue saves residents from flooded home

Flood water erased a section of protective dike, surrounding the home and preventing an easy escape

A home on Wilson Road in Chilliwack was flooded when water washed out a nearby dike.
Residents assess the damage along Johnson Road and Kawkawa Lake Road in Hope on Nov. 15, 2021. (Submitted photo)

B.C. STORM: Residents report sewage flowing into lake in Hope as waters rise

Residents at Kawkawa Lake dealing with heavy debris from Johnson Road Creek

Residents assess the damage along Johnson Road and Kawkawa Lake Road in Hope on Nov. 15, 2021. (Submitted photo)
(Graphic/ SD78)

No school on Tuesday for SD 78

All schools, district sites closed due to weather, road closures

(Graphic/ SD78)
City of Chilliwack release said properties on Yale Road and Chartwell Drive evacuating. (City of Chilliwack)

B.C. STORM: Evacuation order for seven Chilliwack properties

City of Chilliwack declares ‘state of local emergency’ in the wake of flooding

City of Chilliwack release said properties on Yale Road and Chartwell Drive evacuating. (City of Chilliwack)
Between heavy rain and wind, BC Hydro is now dealing with hundreds of power outages big and small in the Lower Mainland. (bchydro.com graphic)

B.C. STORM: Thousands of BC Hydro customers impacted by power outages

Heavy rain and wind are the prime culprits for major outages in Surrey, Langley and Delta

Between heavy rain and wind, BC Hydro is now dealing with hundreds of power outages big and small in the Lower Mainland. (bchydro.com graphic)
(Pixabay photo)

Free pizza brings smiles to people stranded in Hope

Panago store owner announces he is giving away pizzas until they are gone

(Pixabay photo)
Evacuation order came on the afternoon of Nov. 15, 2021 for parts of the CRV. (FVRD)

B.C. STORM: Evacuation order issued for properties in Chilliwack River Valley

Homes on Chilliwack Lake Road and Wilson Road evacuating due to overland flooding, slides

Evacuation order came on the afternoon of Nov. 15, 2021 for parts of the CRV. (FVRD)
University of the Fraser Valley

University of Fraser Valley cancels classes amid flooding and poor road conditions

All campuses closed for in-person classes as of 1 p.m. Monday

University of the Fraser Valley
Torrential rain left several Greendale horses standing knee deep in flood waters Monday morning, Nov. 15, 2021. (Facebook photo)

B.C. STORM: Chilliwack horse owners scramble to move animals as rain water floods paddocks

Twenty horses in Greendale needed to be moved to other locations Monday morning

Torrential rain left several Greendale horses standing knee deep in flood waters Monday morning, Nov. 15, 2021. (Facebook photo)
Columbia Valley Road heading into Cultus Lake area on Nov. 15, 2021 after record rainfall. (Scott Simpson/Screenshot Facebook)

B.C. STORM: Heavy rains continue to lash Fraser Valley with strong winds by afternoon

Environment Canada’s rainfall warning calls for up to 250 mm of rain by late Monday

Columbia Valley Road heading into Cultus Lake area on Nov. 15, 2021 after record rainfall. (Scott Simpson/Screenshot Facebook)
A portion of Highway 11 in Abbotsford is closed on Monday (Nov. 15) due to damage caused by flooding. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

UPDATE: City of Abbotsford declares state of local emergency

Flooding and mudslides continue to impact city amid torrential rainstorm

A portion of Highway 11 in Abbotsford is closed on Monday (Nov. 15) due to damage caused by flooding. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
A large portion of the Coquihalla highway has eroded due to extreme weather conditions in the Hope area. (Kyle Snihur/ Facebook)

VIDEO: Section of Coquihalla Highway washes away in storm near Hope

Photo has shown up online illustrating damage to major B.C. highway

A large portion of the Coquihalla highway has eroded due to extreme weather conditions in the Hope area. (Kyle Snihur/ Facebook)
Almost 3,000 BC Hydro customers are without power due to an outage. (BC Hydro power outage map)

B.C. STORM: Hydro crews can’t access Chilliwack River Valley power outage site yet

Power is out for about 2,800 customers in Chilliwack indefinitely

Almost 3,000 BC Hydro customers are without power due to an outage. (BC Hydro power outage map)
An RV became submerged in the swollen Coquihalla River in Hope, as heavy rains caused chaos on the highways around the town. (Facebook)

B.C. STORM: 5,500 Hope hydro customers without power as outage still under assessment

Chaos on highways hampering efforts to restore power to 6,000 customers in Hope area

An RV became submerged in the swollen Coquihalla River in Hope, as heavy rains caused chaos on the highways around the town. (Facebook)