Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mandatory Evacuation of Delta Beach

MANDATORY EVACUATION NOTICE ISSUED BY THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE The Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie has issued a MANDATORY evacuation affecting approximately residences in the area • Delta Beach – east and west side • Please … Continue reading

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Special Update: Storm Update, DBA Executive Meeting and WebCam

Tonight’s update includes: 1. Update on the storm moving into the area; and 2. Information from a meeting of the DBA Executive special meeting held this evening 3. Attempt to get a weather station and/or Webcam installed. Storm Update Severe … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Update

Tonights Update includes: – North Wind Warning/Possible Storm – Request by Winnipeg Free Press for information – Evac Order remains in effect – Map on flooded roads from last Monday 1)Weather as of Sunday Night North Wind Warning Environment Canada … Continue reading

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Update: North Wind Warning

Two items on Tonight’s Update: 1) North Wind Warning Wind Warning in effect: Winds have shifted to the North 19 km/h gusting to 39 km/h. Expected to diminish Sunday morning to 15 km/h gusting to 20 km/h. Winds expected to … Continue reading

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Update and DBA Meeting with the RM

Sorry there hasn`t been an update the last several days, I had to go out of town for work. The website has been update with some general info: deltabeach.wordpress.com Big news is we now have lots of sandbags(yeah) and road … Continue reading

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Sandbags

UPDATE RM has committed to have more sandbags at the fish shack this weekend for any who need.

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Manitoba Announces Flood Coverage

The Manitoba Government announced today a Lake Manitoba Financial Assistance Program: “The Lake Manitoba Financial Assistance Program is for families, businesses and non-profit organizations in the flood inundation zone around the lake.  It will assist with the costs of property … Continue reading

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Delta Beach under Voluntary evacuation order

RM has placed all of Delta Beach under Voluntary Evacuation order due to dangerous situation with high water and road access. RCMP at road monitoring.

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Further News

Update: – Betty Grainger called to say they were evacuated this morning. When they left, she said 4 foot waves were breaking over their sea wall and coming down their pathway to the cottage. – Jon Gerrard called and indicated … Continue reading

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Road Access Lost: Canel, East Beach and parts of West Beach Roads are now under Water

Received this update from Don Clarkson this morning: During the night, the growing north winds resulted in water covering vital road access: East Beach access(Hackberry East) now completely covered with water in lower cottage area Canel is completely covered in … Continue reading

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