The District of Hope has issued a state of local emergency due to an evacuation along the Nicolum River.
An address on Tunnels Road is being evacuated due to overland flooding, which could compromise access, according to the District.
Photos and video have been shared to social media showing extensive flooding along Othello Road, which sits adjacent to Tunnels Road.
Flooding along Othello Road in Hope #BCFloods
The District of #Hope has declared an local state of emergency. Video and photos (below) courtesy of Jared Thompson. pic.twitter.com/HFafBLxQyY
— Patrick Penner (@portmoodypigeon) November 29, 2021
The District is telling evacuees to register at the Abbotsford Tradex located at 1190 Cornell St, or at ess.gov.bc.ca.