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Flooding causes major damage in Shuswap

This weekend the Shuswap and North Okanagan saw between 60 and 80 mm of rain over 36 hours, turning already swollen waterways into monsters.

That water left Steve Wowk and other residents of Swansea Point on Mara Lake, cut off after the flood washed away part of Highway 97A, as he explains to Daybreak host, Chris Walker.
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