Floods: the number of people affected continues to rise

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As expected, the number of people affected has continued to increase in recent hours, but should stabilize soon.

Environment Canada’s forecasts report only relatively low and temporary precipitation for the next few days in the flooded corridor, from the Outaouais to Chaudiere-Appalaches.

Public security experts have been saying for the past few days that the peak is expected this Tuesday or Wednesday, after which water levels should stop rising and begin to descend, although this movement is already started in several places.

The latest report issued at 9 am Tuesday, indicates 1418 evacuees, 3152 flooded residences and 1869 isolated residences, that is to say that they are not flooded, but can not be reached because of lanes flooded access or landslides.

La Beauce remains – by far – the most severely affected area following the historic overflow of the Chaudiere River, while there are 867 evacuees, 1863 flooded and 80 isolated residences.

Major floods

• Lac des Deux Montagnes, at Pointe-Calumet, up

• Lake of Two Mountains, Quesnel Bay, down

• Lac des Deux Montagnes, at Rigaud Bay, down

• Chaudière River, downstream of Megantic Dam, up

Medium Floods

• St. Lawrence River, Trois-Rivieres, down

• Lac des Deux Montagnes, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, up

• Lac des Deux Montagnes, at Terrasse-Vaudreuil, down

• Lac des Deux Montagnes, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, up

• Lake Louise, in Weedon, up

• Lake Maskinongé, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, up

• Chaudière River, north of Highway 171 at Scott, down

• Petite Nation River, 1.6 km upstream of Ripon, up

• Thousand Islands River, Bois-des-Filion, up

• Rivière du Nord, upstream of the CN bridge in Saint-Jerome, down

• Rivière du Nord, downstream from the CP bridge in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, down

• L’Assomption River, at Route 158 at Joliette, up

• Red River, upstream of McNeil Falls, down

• Saint-Charles River, upstream of Lorette, down

Minor floods

• St. Lawrence River, Lanoraie, down

• St. Lawrence River, Bécancour, up

• St. Lawrence River, Port-Saint-François, down

• St. Lawrence River, Sorel, down

• Aylmer Lake at Stratford Wharf, down

• Lake Memphremagog, Memphremagog, up

• Lac Saint-Louis, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, up

• Bécancour River, upstream of the Palmer River, down

• Chaudière River, at highway bridge 218 in Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, down

• Chaudière River, at Highway Bridge 216 in Sainte-Marie, down

• Rivière des Mille Îles, upstream of the Grand-Moulin dam in Deux-Montagnes, up

• Rivière des Mille Îles, downstream of the Grand-Moulin dam in Deux-Montagnes, up

• Ottawa River, Ottawa, at Britannia Park, down

• Ottawa River at Hull Marina, down

• Rivière des Prairies, at the head of the Cheval Blanc Rapids, up

• Rivière des Trois-Pistoles, upstream from Highway 132, up

• Devil’s River, upstream of the Highway 117 bridge, up

• Rivière du Loup, at the highway bridge in Saint-Joseph-de-Kamouraska, down

• Rivière du Nord, at Highway 148 bridge in Lachute, up

• Rivière Etchemin, at the highway bridge 173 at Saint-Henri-de-Lévis, down

• Famine River, upstream of Highway 173 in Saint-Georges, down

• Maskinongé River at the CN bridge near Sainte-Ursule, down

• Mastigouche River, downstream of Lake Sainte-Rose, down

• Matawin River, downstream of Highway 131 at Saint-Michel-des-Saints, up

• Nelson River at the Highway 573 bridge, Val-Bélair sector in Quebec City, down

• Black River, upstream of the road bridge at Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie, down

• Ouareau River, at the head of Dorwin Falls, down

• Picanoc River, Lac Cayamant to Gracefield Road, down

• Saint-François River at Aylmer Lake in Weedon, down

• Rivière Saint-François, downstream of Aylmer Dam, down

Rivers and bodies of water under surveillance

Rivière Du Loup, St. Lawrence River (in Montreal, near LaSalle Boulevard, Saint-François, Varennes), Lake Champlain (in Missisquoi Bay at Saint-Arnand, Rouses Point), Lac Massawipi, Lac Mégantic, Beaurivage River in Saint-Étienne, Bécancour River in Madington, Chaudière River (at Sartigan Dam, at Highway 108 at Beauceville, at Highway 271 at Saint-Georges), Ottawa River (at Masson Quay), Rivière du Lièvre (at Lac-Saint-Paul), Gatineau River (Fournier Blvd. Bridge), Assomption River (Saint-Charles-Borromée, Sainte-Mélanie), Rivière Ouelle (near Saint-Gabriel-de-Kamouraska) Richelieu River (at Carignan, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Paul-de-l’Île-aux-Noix), Rivière Saint-François (downstream of the Weedon generating station)