Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises the Winnipeg River continues to experience very high flows and water levels due to significant volumes of water upstream in Ontario from Lake of the Woods and Lac Seul.
As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly within the province, and death rates continue to climb, Manitoba is expanding eligibility for the second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks has declared a state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Rapidly rising water levels are causing deteriorating and dangerous conditions, posing a significant risk to public safety.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is issuing a high wind effect alert for lakes Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis for May 20. Strong, sustained winds from the north forecast for Friday will create a risk of ice pileup and cause water levels to rise along shorelines.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and public health officials with Manitoba Health are reminding Manitobans that tick-borne diseases including Lyme disease, are preventable.
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is prepared to work with customers concerned about financial hardship due to the impact of avian influenza, a devastating disease for poultry operations.
The Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring another significant precipitation system that is expected to bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to much of southern and central Manitoba over three days, including yesterday.
Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring a precipitation system that could bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to southern Manitoba over the next five days ending Friday. Depending on the amount, location and intensity of the rainfall, it may affect water levels in some areas of the province.
With the warmer weather upon us, many Manitobans are eager to get outside and enjoy the outdoors which may include riding off-road vehicles (ORVs). The Manitoba RCMP wants to remind operators of the laws of ORVs to ensure a safe ride.