Muddy flood water flows through a creek in Alberta
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Alberta floods displace thousands

As many as 100,000 people in the Canadian province of Alberta have been forced out of their homes as torrential rain continues to cause serious flooding.

As many as 100,000 people in the Canadian province of Alberta have been forced out of their homes as torrential rain continues to cause serious flooding.

Communities south of Calgary are the worst affected so far, with water levels in massively swollen creeks not expected to drop until Saturday afternoon.

Canmore resident Wade Graham said he had watched as the foundations of a row of houses was washed away.