PHOTOS: Cars, semis turned around as flood closes B.C. border crossing

A truck sits in flood water at a business park on the Canadian side of the Sumas border crossing in Abbotsford on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (John Morrow)
The road is closed due to flooding at the Sumas border crossing in Abbotsford on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (John Morrow)
The road is closed due to flooding at the Sumas border crossing in Abbotsford on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (John Morrow)
A highway cam shows flooding south of the Sumas border crossing in Washington State on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (WSDOT)

Vehicles are being turned away from the Sumas border crossing in Abbotsford due to flooding on Sunday.

Photos show heavy flooding at the border following a rainstorm that ran from Friday to Saturday.

The Canadian Border Security Agency did not return a request for comment.

More to come.


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