White Rock Lake wildfire pushes toward Okanagan La

2022-04-05
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White Rock Lake wildfire pushes toward Okanagan Lake in BThe trucker convoy demonstrations continue stretch into their second week in Ottawa.C. Interior: Fire service - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

VERNON, BProvinces reporting 240,000 new vaccinations administered; China says 200 million citizens have been vaccinated - Today News Post.COfficials fro. – British Columbia’s wildfire service says an aggressive fire that’s forced thousands out of their homes around a stretch of now-closed Highway 97 in the southern Interior has grown to an estimated 550-square kilometres in size.

An update posted to the service’s website on Saturday says “high spread rates and active fire behaviour” were still expected in areas where sustained winds aligned with certain terrain at the White Rock Lake fire burning between Kamloops and Vernon.

The service says the most growth in the last day was along the eastern flank of the fire, which is highly visible to surrounding communities, and in some areas it’s burning just 100 to 250 metres from the western banks of Okanagan Lake.

It says south and southwesterly winds with gusts up to 40 km/h were expected on Saturday with isolated showers bringing a “slight reprieve” through the weekend before hot and dry conditions are forecast to return on MondayWhen it comes to vaccines, it is only fair fo.

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