The City of Merritt has released drone footage showing some of the flood damage to the city, and also the new path of the Coldwater River, which was created during the extensive flooding that first began early in the morning on Nov. 15.

“(Video) begins down the original course, Public Works yard partially visible on the left of the screen, at about 1:06 it turns 270 degrees and turns down the new channel,” explained Emergency Operations Centre Information Officer, Greg Lowis. The video is available here.