Parts of Mount Pearl Newfoundland Underwater After Major Rainfall
By R. Greg Osmond, MBA, Red Maple Realty
(Sutton Group-Capital Realty Ltd.)
Some parts of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland were underwater after a another major rainfall this past weekend. According to Environment Canada, the city had been deluged with 52 millimetres of rain over an eleven hour period. To add insult to injury, it had also been hit by high winds with gusts of up to 120 Kilometres per hour. Needless to say, there were a few folks worried about flooding and leaks this past Friday night. According to a report in The Telegram today, a 90-year-old lady had to be lifted from her Mount Pearl home on Saturday morning after heavy rains caused Forest Avenue properties to flood. One male resident suggested that at its peak, the Waterford River rose about two metres overflowing its banks. He said he'd been living in the area for 27 years and had never seen flo...