Earlier this month Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency issued a warning that if the weather ever warms up here several areas of the province face a strong risk of flooding. In the Regina-Moose Jaw area, the risk was rated “very high”. Yesterday, Saskatchewan Environment minister Ken Cheveldayoff held a press conference to issue his own warning that people needed to prepare for higher than expected spring run-off. You can read more in this CBC report.
Whether the flooding will reach Biblical proportions will likely be determined by the speed of the spring melt. If things remain cool for much longer, then we have a sudden spike in temperatures, things will get ugly pretty quick. To help everyone prepare for that eventuality, here’s a bit by British comic Ricky Gervais where he breaks down the story of Noah’s Ark: