Photo News: Massive floods and landslides hit Canada

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, CANADA – The rainy days that ravaged Canada, especially in the province of British Columbia, caused heavy flooding and landslides. The following is a photo of the damage that occurred on Wednesday (11/17/2021).

This photo taken and released on November 14, 2021 by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety shows a landslide closing Highway 1 between Popkum and Hope, east of Chilliwack, Canada. – Relentless rains battered Canada’s Pacific coast on Nov. 15, 2021, forcing evacuations and sending landslides, rocks and debris onto the highway that has trapped motorists east of Vancouver. (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO /British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS (AFP/HANDOUT)

The disaster cut off all rail access to the Port of Vancouver, which is Canada’s largest port. The floods cut off highways from the port, trapping passengers for days.

This photo released November 15, 2021 by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety shows storm water on Highway 3 between Bromley Rock Provincial Park and Taylor Mill near Princeton, British Columbia, Canada.  - Unrelenting rains battered Canada's Pacific coast on Nov. 15, 2021, forcing towns to evacuate and trapping motorists as landslides, rocks and debris swept through major highways.  (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / EDITORIAL USE RESTRICTED - MANDATORY CREDIT
This photo released November 15, 2021 by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety shows storm water on Highway 3 between Bromley Rock Provincial Park and Taylor Mill near Princeton, British Columbia, Canada. – Unrelenting rains battered Canada’s Pacific coast on Nov. 15, 2021, forcing towns to evacuate and trapping motorists as landslides, rocks and debris swept through major highways. (Photo by Handout / British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO /British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Safety” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS (AFP/HANDOUT)

The floods also paralyzed rail lines operated by Canadian Pacific Rail and Canadian National Railway, Canada’s two largest railway companies.

A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)

Authorities have so far confirmed one death after heavy rains and landslides destroyed roads and left several mountain towns isolated.

A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie area of ​​Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP)
A view of flooding in the Sumas Prairie region of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, November 17, 2021. (Photo by Don MacKinnon / AFP) (AFP/DON MACKINNON)

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