Tag Archives: storms

Comox Valley Flooding

The Puntledge River broke it’s banks at the 5th Street Bridge December 2014 – Three days of almost non-stop torrential rains deposited almost 200 mm of rain, leading to localized flooding in the Comox Valley. Water flowing over the Comox … Continue reading

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Nymph Falls – flood flows

The Puntledge River at Nymph Falls as BC Hydro releases storm rains from the Comox Lake reservoir after the tail end of a typhoon drenched most of Vancouver Island. A few months ago people were enjoying the river, splashing about … Continue reading

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Graveyard of the Pacific

According to legend and travel brochures, there is a wrecked ship for every mile of coast along the Graveyard of the Pacific. Perhaps – I have read several books about shipwrecks along the coast of Vancouver Island, and the list … Continue reading

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