Whiteshell flooding: Aerial look of road and yard washouts near Caddy Lake

A sandbagging machine has arrived at Caddy Lake, as the province continues voluntary evacuations for the Whiteshell after heavy rain caused road washouts over the weekend.

The storm dumped 136 millimetres of rain on the area Friday evening, according to a report from a forestry station in West Hawk Lake.

READ MORE: Whiteshell region flooding washes out roads, cuts off cottagers from properties

On Tuesday the province tweeted out that sandbags are now available for residents at the Caddy Lake boat launch.

Global’s SkyView 1 captured the flooding around Caddy Lake on Tuesday, showing submerged docks and extensive damage to yards and roads.

WATCH: Road near Caddy Lake completely submerged

On Monday, the province said a number of regional roads in the Whiteshell are still flooded or damaged.

Highway 312 from Highway 44 to the Ontario border remains closed.Temporary repairs have been made to the Falcon Lake South Shore Road, allowing for single-lane traffic to pass.

  • Highway 307 in north Whiteshell is washed out near the train tracks between Brereton Lake and Rennie, with motorists advised to travel via Seven Sisters.Other roads in the south Whiteshell area have also been affected and could deteriorate quickly. The province reminds motorists to drive with caution.Caddy Lake tunnels are closed.

    The province also said high water levels are affecting boathouses and docks, as well as two cottages on Caddy Lake.

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