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The City of Calgary has issued mandatory evacuation orders for 10 communities after massive flooding in the city and across southern Alberta. The communities of Mission, Elbow Park, Stanley Park, Roxboro, Rideau, Discovery Ridge, Victoria Park, Erlton, Cliff Bungalow and parts of Inglewood have been or are being evacuated.
Originally posted by boncho
I'm surprised this didn't get more attention, at least from the Canadians on the board. Reports of 100,000 under evacuation orders now...
According to several reports, the water is up to the 10th row of seats in the NHL arena while the dressing rooms are completely submerged and the Jumbotron and other equipment resting on the arena floor has been ruined.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Flooding forced the western Canadian city of Calgary to order the evacuation of its entire downtown Friday, as the waters reached the 10th row of the city's hockey arena.
The city said the home rink of the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames flooded and the water inside was 10 rows deep. Source