Flooding in Newfoundland
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Hurricane Igor hits Canada's Newfoundland

Hurricane Igor is continuing on its destructive path along the Atlantic seaboard, this time hitting Canada's shores.

Winds of more than 130km per hour have caused extensive damage and heavy rains have flooded communities, washing out roads and stranding residents in their homes in the province of Newfoundland.

Sam Synard, mayor of Marystown in Newfoundland, said communities were struggling to deal with the deluge.

And Sunnyside Mayor Phil Smith said the hurricane had caused widespread damage to roads in the region.

  • 22 Sep 2010
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