Gallery: 75,000 Displaced from Their Homes as Floodwaters Engulf Calgar...


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Twenty-five neighborhoods in Calgary have been evacuated, thanks to overflowing rivers that have ransacked roads throughout the region. Southern Alberta has been inundated with deep floodwaters, causing thousands to flee their homes and stranding many in the area mountain regions. A slow-moving, heavy rainstorm passed through the area, dumping more than six inches of water onto the region and causing the Elbow and Bow rivers to overflow.

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