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State of emergency declared in Kelowna due to flooding

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DH Vancouver Staff May 06, 2017 10:22 am 20,844

A state of emergency has been declared in several cities in the Central Okanagan as heavy rains have caused severe flooding.

Local state of emergency announcements have been declared for the City of Kelowna, the City of West Kelowna, and for the Fintry Delta in the Regional District of Central Okanagan, due to heavy flooding.

Residents in several neighbourhoods have been evacuated safety crews are asking the public to stay clear of any streets that have been blocked.

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