State of Emergency Declared in Corner Brook


Corner Brook is under a state of emergency.

The Town of Humber Arm South has declared a state of emergency.

At this hour several roads are closed.

Access into and out of the city is suspended.

The City is advising residents to stay home.

All personnel are out trying to deal with the overwhelming snow melt and heavy rainfall.

The Department of Transport and Works is escorting traffic through one bypass lane near Little Rapids, which washed out earlier today. Most highways on the west coast are either closed or you are advised to stay off.

Western Health has activated their Medical Communications Centre. For non-emergency medical transport in the Western Health region, call the medical communications centre at 637-5035. For emergencies, call 911. The Air Ambulance is on standby.

More details at http://wxcentre.ca/news/state-of-emergency-declared-in-corner-brook


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