A state of local emergency has been declared in the R.M. of Dufferin.

The R.M. of Dufferin has been experiencing overland flooding, rising waterway, and voluntary evacuation of some residents of Roseisle, Manitoba. Directly west of Carman there are significant road closures south of PR 245, many residents are dealing with sandbagging efforts.

The water levels continue to wash out and over roads, many roads are closed. Water from the escarpment has accumulated in the Roseisle Creek and is moving fast. Please watch for road closure signs and do not remove or go around any barricades.

Emergency Services and Public Works are diligently handling the emergency, so please everyone stay away from the emergency area.

If you have an emergency, please call 204-745-0103.