More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse floodingWith heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation’s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents. New evacuations were ordered in Pierrefonds, on the northwestern shore of the Island of Montreal, after three temporary dikes ruptured, quickly sending water levels higher. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared a state of emergency for his city, particularly four western neighborhoods.



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