Flood Warning

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – The province has issued a flood warning and high water advisory for the southwest, western and central regions of Manitoba.

A weather system passing through Manitoba watersheds has brought significant precipitation in the past 24 hours. The Assiniboine River watershed, including areas near Brandon and Minnedosa, has recorded close to 155 millimetres of precipitation in the past 24 hours.

Another forecast weather system could bring an additional 80 to 150 millimetres of precipitation in southwest and western Manitoba and in eastern Saskatchewan over the next 48 hours. The Assiniboine, Qu’Appelle and Souris rivers and their tributaries could be affected.