Two deaths out east, and two in Quebec.
Ottawa River flooding in Horton Township, Renfrew county. Many homes are being lost! pic.twitter.com/BK7jSgfhif— Pam McNeil (@pammcneil13_pam) May 7, 2017
The weather system has been here for days, dumping water everywhere on top of already saturated lands. The rivers are dangerous. Yesterday we had 38.9 mm (1.5") of rain. It's so hard to believe. It just began raining, again!VIDEO: Record water levels at Chaudière Falls. #OttNews #Ottawa #RingDam @ottawacity pic.twitter.com/wOYyzxLAwd— Hydro Ottawa (@hydroottawa) May 7, 2017
Streets have turned into canals on Rue Saint-Louis in Gatineau. Homes surrounded by water. This is the bird's eye view #ottnews pic.twitter.com/6lSkJUAb0N— Ashley Burke (@AshleyBurkeCBC) May 4, 2017
South John Street closed due to heavy rain in Belleville. https://t.co/IkkKnT3bWX— Paul Lantz (@paullantz) May 6, 2017
Germania Road #Bracebridge, closed due to flooding, now reopen.https://t.co/bjBXV2x9tC pic.twitter.com/GJzHJMGPvd— The Muskokan (@TheMuskokan) May 6, 2017
Residents are boating to their cars this morning on Rue Saint-Louis in #Gatineau. Could see over 50mm of rain by Sunday. @OttawaMorning pic.twitter.com/k7nGxMnkgX— Jessa Runciman (@jessarunciman) May 5, 2017
Impact of high water on Lac Deschênes seen this evening while canoeing. We have not seen it this high in 35 years.@BlacksWeather @ourottawa pic.twitter.com/ktvsnxhd4G— Harry Foster (@harry_fosters) May 5, 2017
Flooding Sparrow Lake pic.twitter.com/2L5fu0AhCW— Muskoka411 News (@Muskoka411) May 5, 2017
Despite this, after my volunteering, I went for a drive. They were lined up for the first night of the season at the drive-in!As the city prepares to evacuate Toronto Island residents ahead of heavy rain, a few photos of the 1908 high water: https://t.co/FJDLfEUmr9 pic.twitter.com/QY6mOjxn1N— Kaitlin Wainwright (@hellokaitlin) May 4, 2017
It's not going to get better for a time, either!
Buckle up. Here we go, #Ottawa. Rain will continue tonight until roughly Monday. Did I mention snow is likely Sunday overnight into Monday? pic.twitter.com/alYAMtkcQb— Kyle Smith (@KylesWeather) May 5, 2017