Pontiac issues mandatory evacuation order due to flooding
Parts of the Pontiac are now under a mandatory evacuation order. Residents are being asked to leave their homes immediately. (Jim O'Grady/CTV Ottawa)
Published Saturday, May 6, 2017 1:14PM EDT
The Municipality of Pontiac in west Quebec has issued a mandatory evacuation order for multiple areas and roads.
Plages (Access by Père-Dominicains)
- Vieille pompe
- du Lac
- des Plages
Plage Baie Noire
- De la Baie, secteur riverain
- John South of St-Patrick
The municipality calls it the "worst flooding in the past 100 years." Residents of the affected areas are being asked to leave immediately. Firefighters will be on scene at 4:00 pm Saturday to help vulnerable residents.
The Red Cross will be posted at the Luskville Library. All details can be found here.