It is the second year of major flooding over the last three in Quebec, following massive spring floods in 2017 that caused more than C$230 million ($172 million) in insured damages in Quebec and neighboring Ontario. He also suggested that Quebecers whose homes are repeatedly flooded may eventually be forced to move.
"Of course, we'll have to see what's the forecast. for the next few days", Legault said, adding that rain is in the forecast for Tuesday. "We really need incentives to move the people when it's happening every year or nearly".
Homes on the verge of being flooded in Laval, Canada, where the water remains at a unsafe level yesterday.
Over the past several days, towns have mobilized volunteers and distributed tens of thousands of sandbags to erect barriers or protect houses in threatened areas.
"Once people have accumulated some C$100,000 in expenses, we won't compensate them any more".
"We can not [offer] every year compensation to solve problems, but only on a temporary basis", he said. As of midday Sunday, about 1,000 homes had been affected by the flooding in Quebec.Читайте также: Mortal Kombat 11 has a 'Make Outworld Great Again' Trump reference
Public affairs officer Pierre Leblanc said the army's priority in the Laval area would be filling and stacking sandbags and protecting critical infrastructure near the river, which he said was rising about one centimetre each hour.
Flooding in eastern Canada forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people while over 600 troops have been deployed in response, authorities said. But temperatures have quickly warmed into the 60s, causing the snow to melt, said CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward.
The City of Gatineau, just across the provincial border from Ottawa, tweeted on April 22 that river levels in the area continue to rise, and that anyone evacuating their residence must register with the city by calling 311.
The areas most affected were around Ottawa, and Beauce, a region south of Quebec City where almost 800 people were evacuated.
Fifteen communities in that province have been warned to remain on high alert.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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