If you were forced to leave Hay River, by Sunday you should have a better sense of when you can come back. The town is promising a reopening plan soon.
The Mackenzie River ice broke at Jean Marie River early on Saturday, briefly pushing the water level above the evacuation alert threshold before dropping again.
"We don't ask the town to deal with wildfires." Hay River South MLA Rocky Simpson suggested back-to-back disasters may prompt a rethink of NWT flood response.
Water levels dropped significantly around Hay River, signalling the end of the worst. But a huge cleanup has barely begun and residents were urged to stay away.
Warning of a scam, the NWT government said residents should ignore text messages that promise a $750 "Covid-19 response benefit from GNWT Economic Relief."
New satellite images show how floodwater has taken over parts of Hay River and the Kátł’odeeche First Nation. Compare before and after images here.
Water receded in Hay River and the Kátł’odeeche First Nation but evacuees faced a wait before returning. Catch up on Friday's flood news.
The whole point of building Hay River's new town was to avoid another massive evacuation like 1963. So what happened to result in such a catastrophic flood this year?
Hundreds of evacuees from a flood zone have arrived in Yellowknife, a city with "zero vacancy." The city manager is figuring out how to make that work.
The Northwest Territories lowered its age requirement for a fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19 to any resident aged 60 or older.
Fort Simpson and the Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation are inviting Hay River evacuees to find sanctuary in their Dehcho community after this week's flood.
Read Thursday's updates as they happened following the evacuation of Hay River and the Kátł’odeeche First Nation.