Residents evacuated, roads closed as waters continue to rise

ANTIGONISH: There is more rain forecast for tonight and tomorrow even after areas of the town and county experienced flooding earlier today.

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Antigonish County, calling for up 150 millimetres of rain in some areas.

“An intense low pressure system is stalling over eastern Nova Scotia and will slowly begin to weaken on Wednesday,” the advisory states. “Rain, at times heavy with strong winds, will continue tonight. The heaviest rain will start to ease overnight over the eastern mainland, but will persist over Cape Breton.”

Environment Canada warns…

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Residents evacuated, roads closed as waters continue to rise

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By Jake Boudrot of The Reporter, November 23, 2021
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