Aerial view of west Quebec flooding shows extent of deluge
Flood water turning streets into canals as evacuation continues
People in west Quebec continue to abandon their homes as rising flood water threatens entire neighbourhoods. The CBC's Ashley Burke got an aerial view of the devastation from a helicopter Thursday morning, and her photos reveal the full extent of the threat.
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Streets have turned into canals on Rue Saint-Louis in Gatineau. Homes surrounded by water. This is the bird's eye view <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ottnews?src=hash">#ottnews</a> <a href="https://t.co/6lSkJUAb0N">pic.twitter.com/6lSkJUAb0N</a>—@AshleyBurkeCBC