Powerful photos from Twitter show communities doing their best to cope as water levels continue to rise in the heart of Ontario's cottage country.
View the story "Ontario's cottage country fights floods" on Storify] Ontario's cottage country fights floods Powerful photos from Twitter show communities doing their best to cope as water levels continue to rise in the heart of Ontario's cottage country.
CTVNews.ca· Mon, Apr 22 2013 08:30:50
In Huntsville, Ont., power has been shut off and officials say water-levels are higher than previously recorded.
A view from @algonquinoutfit Huntsville store. Beavers are on strike! pic.twitter.com/A5IMKxw2WUApril G
Downtown Huntsville flood pic.twitter.com/MitwSK6G0QMark
Multiple houses in Huntsville and surrounding area anywhere from 1 - 8 feet under water. Absolutely tragic. #HuntsvilleOntarioColby Jordan
More shots of Huntsville...the Cottage Bar & Grill patio totally submerged. #Huntsville #Flood pic.twitter.com/Z8M2Nb4ZssRob Purchase
In Bracebridge, Ont. Mayor Graydon Smith warns of flash flooding, if the water levels don't recede.
Water levels expected to rise over next 48 hrs. Take appropriate measures to protect person & property. bracebridge.caGraydon Smith
@DarynJones #420 in Bracebridge, ON pic.twitter.com/x8omO5mgmkLeah Bo Biah
#Bracebridge Falls. Water overtopping dam. pic.twitter.com/zP4CnYVr5vVince Kulchycki
#Bracebridge Falls #Muskoka RT “@vince_Kulchycki: No a good idea. Police did not find this funny. pic.twitter.com/Ndnpx2l4A3”Josh Hicks
Pretty angry looking river in #Bracebridge town is under a state of emergency #sl pic.twitter.com/qbMX0JMkS8Ivy Cuervo
Thinking there needs to be standards for fastening docks to the shore. #bracebridge #flooding pic.twitter.com/kBj1o8lqjHVince Kulchycki
Kawartha Lakes, Ont. declared a state of emergency as a result of flooding in the Burnt River, Black River and Gull River watersheds.
@_kawarthalakes_ flooding in burnt river. Sister took the pic pic.twitter.com/2PgXE10fxjJaniceB
Sandbagging efforts resumed on Sunday but many roads remain closed in east and central Ontario.
Bracebridge residents prepare for flooding. More than 11 hundred free sand bags handed out at Fowler Construction pic.twitter.com/mCSHduuVivMike Walker
Yikes! RT @RobDavis_Wx: Highway 11, just north of Huntsville ON, completely flooded: pic.twitter.com/MmghsaEqUs (courtesy: @MarkRozitis)Liisa Milne
there is supposed to be a highway here.. #muskoka #huntsville #flood pic.twitter.com/d2fY0e7EhTMelissa Muller
#muskoka #huntsville hwy 11 pic.twitter.com/u4iOSfyjHebryan henkelman
Tow trucks towing cars and bringing people out. #burnt river #KawarthaLakes pic.twitter.com/psCIRx2jXcAmanda_KL