Starting tomorrow, a number of large storms and significant rainfall are expected to hit B.C. The biggest storm is expected to arrive on Tuesday. Environment Canada will continue to update the forecast, but the time to prepare is now. The Province is urging all British Columbians to be extremely vigilant and ask that you please share the information below/attached with your communities via social media posts and emails.
Keep a close eye on weather reports from your area from Environment Canada, check regularly for updates, warnings, and alerts from local governments and First Nation authorities. Make sure your emergency supplies include drinking water stored in an accessible place, and if you don’t need to travel during stormy weather, please stay home. If you are required to drive, Check Drive BC for updates and make sure your vehicle has food, water, warm clothes and blankets and other emergency supplies.
For social media the easiest way share info is to repost these:
The Province has also created social media graphics which you can share through your channels, available for download here.
You can also share the following to ensure your networks stay up to date with the latest emergency response news in BC:
To better support British Columbians impacted by recent flooding and landslides, the Province has opened a new ServiceBC helpline. Call 1-833-376-2452 to get connected to emergency and agricultural supports, mental health supports, information on essential travel and road conditions, and more. The line is open 7:30am to 5:00pm PST, seven days a week.
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