Environment Canada Warns Of Flood At Brunswick

Environment Canada warns of flooding due to a combination of mild temperatures and rain for the next couple of days in New Brunswick.

Environment Canada has issued weather warnings for the Northwest, Central and South regions of the country. For the northeast areas, special weather forecasts have been issued.

Moderate to heavy rainfalls are expected for two days in Fundy National Park, Carleton County, Fredericton area, Sunbury County and Oromocto County is starting from Sunday.

According to the weather agency, rainfall is also expected in Sothern regions, including Sussex, Saint John, Kennebecasis Valley and Charlotte County. According to the warning, there might be periods of snow starting from Sunday and it will change into light rain and become heavy on Monday. It is expecting rain throughout Monday.

Environment Canada is expecting at least 40 to 60 millimeters of rain within a period of 48 hours. Moreover, the mild temperature during these days will melt the snow and will cause flooding in low-lying parts of the province.

The weather agency is also warning about 15 to 20 centimeters of snowfall in the northwest regions on Monday. In some areas, snow will change into rain and the coastal areas in Restigouche County can expect freezing rain on Monday morning.

Special weather statements have been issued for Miramichi, Acadian Peninsula, Kent County and Bathurst. Up to25 millimeters of rain is expected by Monday afternoon.

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Trey Nelson has over six years experience as a teacher, ecologist, zoologist and botanist. She has a B.S. from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University Graduate School. His professional expertise in environmental health empacts has been recognized since 1973, when she testified at a New York DEC public hearing in Utica on ground truthing aerial photo wetland mapping by wetland community type. He taught (HS) Physics, Geology, Oceanography, Chemistry and photography from 1970-1980 at Palfrey Street School, Watertown, MA. Aproject: National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

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