RCMP: 4 possibly dead in Alberta floods as Calgary continues evacuation

Yikes. First day of summer not so simmery

Global News

CALGARY / TORONTO – RCMP have recovered the body of a woman from flood waters near Turner Valley Saturday morning.

It’s believed to be the same woman who was reported missing after her mobile home was swept away Thursday.

RCMP Insp. Garrett Woolsey says they’ve received reports of a fourth body being swept down the river, but police have been unable to verify the claim.

A state of emergency remains in High River but water levels have dropped nearly two metres since the flood hit on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the City of Calgary says its flooding situation is improving, but it will take some time before water levels go down.

Residents in a portion of one of those neighbourhoods—the high ground portion of Discovery Ridge—have been allowed back.

Later today, officials are hoping to open up portions of six more neighbourhoods that didn’t flood, but they are warning evacuees to stay…

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