Colombia declares Flood Emergency
Colombia is a province in western Canada. A state of emergency has been declared as the floods intensify. The provincial chief made the announcement on November 18. Thousands of people were affected by the storm on Sunday, November 14. At the same time road and rail communication has been cut off. Vancouver has suffered the most. On the one hand, the roads of the city have been submerged in water and on the other hand, electricity and communication have been cut off in some areas. Meanwhile, the Canadian government has deployed Canadian armed forces to help those stranded. A state of emergency was declared at 12 noon local time on Wednesday. Helicopters have been used to provide relief to the affected people. Emergencies have been declared in at least two places in British Columbia this week. At least two people are missing and one has been reported dead. However, local authorities fear that the death toll could rise further. Meanwhile, the people of Colombia have been hit by floods and landslides.