the storm  dumped a month’s worth of winter rains in hours.
B.C. has not been able to catch a break recently. The West Coast heat wave this past summer was deadliest weather event in Canadian history, and the patterns of extreme weather were the result of human-caused climate change.
The Star is very granular with its updates:
B.C.’s cannabis distributor is warning its customers that delays are possible because extreme weather has disrupted some transportation routes.
[One Canadian], who became trapped with his family in a pickup on Sunday night because of two mudslides north of Hope, told the CBC that he and other stranded motorists had “built a little bit of a community.”
About 150 people were trapped in [his] group, he said, including health care workers and a highway department crew member. Despite the long hours without word from the authorities, he said no one had panicked.
“We’re just hanging out,” he said, adding: “We’ve got internet so that’s saving a lot of people.”