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Canadian News Apr 26, 2019 1:35 PM EST

Montreal declares state of emergency due to floods

Rain expected to continue over weekend, leaving some wondering when the downpour will end.

Montreal declares state of emergency due to floods
Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Montreal, QC

This article was published more than 1 year ago, information might not be up to date.

Montreal has declared a state of emergency due to vast flooding, especially in the city’s West Island neighbourhoods, including Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Ile-Bizard and the Ahuntsic-Cartierville.

The city is due for another weekend’s worth of rainy days, the city is preparing for water levels to continue to rise.

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante made the announcement on Friday evening at a press conference.

This article will be updated as the flooding continues.

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