The City of Armstrong has declared a state of local emergency in response to flooding which is being experienced in areas of the community.
Significant volumes of water are collecting in low lying areas as a result of heavy rains and snow melt.
There are temporary road closures in place on Smith Drive (between Smith Road and Pleasant Valley Boulevard) and Okanagan Street (between Patterson Avenue and Wolfenden Terrace) due to flooding on the roadways.
Sand and bags are currently available at the Public Works Yard. A second site will be set up across the road from Memorial Park, near the Van Diest Trail access point.
Residents whose homes are impacted by the flooding should call City Hall 250-546-3023.
Red Cross Emergency Support Services are being coordinated for affected residents.
Those residents needed assistance should contact 1-888-800-6493.