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UPDATE: Argyle Secondary re-opening following North Vancouver flooding

WATCH: The clean up continued in North Vancouver today after yesterdays heavy rain. Rumina Daya has more on the story.

UPDATE: Argyle Secondary school in Lynn Valley will be re-opening tomorrow morning after localized flooding caused officials to close it earlier today.

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A major clean-up effort is underway with crews working to clean up the debris after localized flooding in North Vancouver Monday night.

Fromme Road and Croft Road was closed by the fire department after part of the roadway collapsed and Hastings Creek has gone over its banks.

Around 15 to 20 homes in the area had to be evacuated.

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Late Monday night, water was seen rushing into Argyle Secondary on Frederick Rd. The school will be closed today for safety concerns as the clean-up continues.

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“We will reassess the building status in the early afternoon to determine the resumption of classes on Wednesday.  Communications will be provided directly to all parents,” said John Lewis, the Superintendent of Schools for North Vancouver School District #44, in a release.

WATCH: Raw video from Monday night:

The Emergency Operations Centre had to be activated and RCMP were on scene. Evacuees were being directed to the Lynn Valley Elementary School.

A few blocks away, residents in the 1000-block Kilmer Road also had to be evacuated due to large chunks of rock coming down the hillside.

No injuries or mudslides have been reported.

The overnight heavy rainfall warning is now over for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Howe Sound.

Environment Canada said on Monday heavy rain would bring an additional 30 to 50 mm overnight.

The region has already received roughly 40 mm of rain.

The heaviest rain is expected to ease to scattered showers this morning.

PHOTO GALLERY: Heavy rain storm causes evacuations and damage on the North Shore 

Water is seen flowing into Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver Monday night. Credit: Shane Nelson, twitter @NorthShoreShane
Water is seen flowing into Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver Monday night. Credit: Shane Nelson, twitter @NorthShoreShane
Water is seen flowing into Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver Monday night. Credit: Shane Nelson, twitter @NorthShoreShane
Water is seen flowing into Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver Monday night. Credit: Shane Nelson, twitter @NorthShoreShane
Flooding in North Vancouver.
Flooding in North Vancouver. Mike Harris
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver.
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver. Chris Allard
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver.
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver. Chris Allard
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver.
Flooding in North Vancouver at Fromme Rd. and Croft Rd. in North Vancouver. Chris Allard
Flooding in North Vancouver.
Flooding in North Vancouver. Mike Harris
Street view of Fromme and Croft in North Vancouver.
Street view of Fromme and Croft in North Vancouver. Google Maps

 

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