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State of emergency declared due to hurricane

Sept. 21, 2010, Clarenville, N.L. - The Town of Clarenville has declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Igor approaches. Mayor Fred Best says rivers in the town are overflowing, flooding and washing out roads, and they have been told by Environment Canada that they may receive up to 100 more millimetres of rain. VOCM Radio reports.

September 21, 2010
By Carey Fredericks

Sept. 21, 2010, Clarenville, N.L. – The Town of Clarenville has declared a state of emergency as Hurricane
Igor approaches. Mayor Fred Best says rivers in the town are
overflowing, flooding and washing out roads, and they have been told by
Environment Canada that they may receive up to 100 more millimetres of
rain. VOCM Radio reports. | READ MORE