Ontario cottage country flooding

Heavy rains and melting snow caused the Muskoka River to rise and flood parts of Bracebridge and Huntsville. Homes were damaged and roads were washed out, but officials believe the levels may have peaked.

The Muskoka River submerges the aptly-named River Road near downtown Bracebridge, Ont., on April 20.
The Muskoka River submerges the aptly-named River Road near downtown Bracebridge, Ont., on April 20.
The Muskoka River submerges the aptly-named River Road near downtown Bracebridge, Ont., on April 20.
Bracebridge, Ont., faced high floodwaters last weekend along with much of Ontario cottage country.
Bracebridge, Ont., faced high floodwaters last weekend along with much of Ontario cottage country.
Bracebridge, Ont., faced high floodwaters last weekend along with much of Ontario cottage country.
Flooding in Bracebridge, Ont. on Saturday has damaged homes and washed out roads.
Flooding in Bracebridge, Ont. on Saturday has damaged homes and washed out roads.
Flooding in Bracebridge, Ont. on Saturday has damaged homes and washed out roads.
The Cottage Waterfront Cafe's patio in Huntsville, Ont., was underwater Monday after heavy rains battered the Muskoka region over the weekend.
The Cottage Waterfront Cafe's patio in Huntsville, Ont., was underwater Monday after heavy rains battered the Muskoka region over the weekend.
The Cottage Waterfront Cafe's patio in Huntsville, Ont., was underwater Monday after heavy rains battered the Muskoka region over the weekend.

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