Winnipeg police have recovered the body of a man who went missing when a boat capsized on the Red River May 4.
Four men were boating at around 11:15 p.m. in the area of the Chief Peguis Trail Bridge when the watercraft capsized. Three of the boaters were able to make it safely to shore, but the fourth man didn’t make it.
WINNIPEG — A 24-year-old man has been charged with impaired driving after a boat capsized on the Red River late Friday.
Police say the watercraft was in the area of the Chief Peguis Trail Bridge at around 11:15 p.m. when it went under. Three men on board were able to make it to shore safely, while one was unaccounted for.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s overall flood risk remains low this season, but the province is warning there’s a moderate chance of overland flooding in low-lying areas along the Red and Assiniboine rivers.
In its latest flood update, the Hydrologic Forecast Centre says ice is expected to break up and start moving this week. The province also expects to begin operating the Red River Floodway by early next week.