Floods in British Columbia | Three bodies found by the RCMP

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The bodies of three men have been found in the Duffy Lake area of ​​British Columbia, bringing the confirmed death toll to four after historic flooding in the southern part of the province.

Over the past two days, RCMP and rescue teams have been trying to locate four people in the Duffy Lake area, where a major landslide has occurred.

“These three men are among those whose disappearance we confirmed earlier this week,” Staff Sergeant Janelle Shoihet said in a statement.

The RCMP say they have continued their search for a fourth man, but weather conditions and the state of the premises have made it difficult. Sergeant Shoihet said the search at Duffy Lake is on hold for now.

A woman’s body was found in a mudslide on Route 99 near Lillooet on Tuesday.

The British Columbia government on Friday announced it was rationing gasoline on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast after the severe storm cut supply lines.

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said a limit of 30 liters of fuel per visit to a gas station is an important step in maintaining supply as the province strives to bring in more fuel. gasoline by truck and barge from Alberta, Washington State, Oregon and California.

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