For the second day in a row, waterspouts were spotted in the Strait of Georgia just off shore of Powell River early Thursday morning.
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Waterspouts were spotted off the northern tip of Texada Island early Wednesday morning.
Last week the Okanagan experienced a heatwave, with temperatures climbing to 36 C.
The BC Wildfire Service said the 11-hectare Hat Creek Road fire was burning about 10 kilometres south of the community and west of Highway 1.
B.C.’s River Forecast Centre has issue flood warnings for the Skeena Rive above the Babine River, the Stikine River and its tributaries, and the Tuya River.
As our climate changes, there is great concern for drought and wildfires around the world in he years to come and B.C. is no different.
The mercury reached 36.2 in Kelowna, breaking the old mark of 34.5 that was set in 2007. Osoyoos also hit 36.2, eclipsing the old record of 35.0 set in 1970.
Residents should gather essential items, move pets and livestock to a safe area, arrange to transport all household members and arrange accommodation for everyone if possible.
Environment Canada has issued special weather statements for higher elevations of the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt, and Highway 3 over the Allison Pass.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) issued evacuation orders for three homes after a nearby creek breached its banks.
‘We are seeing unseasonably warm temperatures, so the B.C Wildfire Service is reminding people to please be extremely cautious,’ the government agency said.
“It was a little scary,” Tracy Burrell said of watching the fire running toward her property.
Every year, between April and May, local streams and creeks swell with melted snow from the mountains.
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A massive high pressure ridge covers all of British Columbia today. Sunshine will drive afternoon temperatures well into the upper twenties in the Central Interior, to the low thirties in parts of the Southwest Interior. On the South Coast, it will also be hot as a gentle low level land-to-sea flow allows temperatures to soar…