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Sat Sep 24, 2022, 11:31 AM

'Total devastation' as Port aux Basques declares state of emergency due to post-tropical storm Fiona

Communities in southwestern Newfoundland are grappling with significant damage, including lost homes, flooding and road washouts due to post-tropical storm Fiona.

Everything east of town hall in Port aux Basques is under an emergency evacuation order as the town is pounded by severe winds and storm surge.

"What's actually happening here is total devastation," said Mayor Brian Button.

On Friday, the town had recommended that some residents in homes near the coast evacuate. On Saturday morning, that recommendation became an order.

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/hurricane-fiona-nl-saturday-1.6594422

There is live coverage on cbc's home page:

https://www.cbc.ca/news

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Sun Sep 25, 2022, 10:03 PM

1. Video from a local

 

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Sun Sep 25, 2022, 10:13 PM

2. Thanks for posting this....

it is difficult but important to watch.

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