Flooding forces evacuations near Merritt, B.C.
MERRITT, B.C. — Flooding in British Columbia’s Interior has forced more residents from their homes as warm temperatures melt snow at higher elevations. Both the Lower Nicola Indian Band and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District issued evacuation orders for homes near Merritt, B.C., today, saying a nearby creek had breached its banks. All residents of the […]