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Quebec in Deep Water: 'Historic' Flooding Forces Nearly 1,900 to Evacuate
Flooding caused by unusually persistent rainfall has driven nearly 1,900 people from their homes.
An aerial view of St. Jean Blvd. in the flooded residential neighborhood in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada on May 8, 2017.
More than 1,500 Canadian soldiers are helping deal with flooding that has caused widespread damage and evacuations in Quebec.Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel says officials haven’t seen such high water levels in 55 years.