Estevan, Yorkton flooding shot on smartphones, shared with Sask.

Flash flooding in Estevan, Sask. prompted the declaration of a state of emergency. It didn't stop people from pulling out their smartphones, shooting and sharing the wild weather.

People captured hail, swirling clouds and flooding on smartphones

People took to social media in the aftermath of a wicked storm that lingered over the Estevan, Sask., area. (@whitey13aw/Twitter)

A state of emergency was declared in Estevan, Sask. after the city of 11,000 was pelted with 130 millimetres of rain in less than three hours on Sunday.

Yorkton, Sask. was also pummeled by the rain.

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Madeline Kotzer


Madeline Kotzer is an award-winning Saskatchewan journalist and social media news editor/presenter for CBC Saskatchewan and CBC Saskatoon.