1894 – Largest Fraser River flood of written record
1948– Second largest Fraser River flood of written record. Caused loss of 2,300 homes and forced 16,000 people to evacuate. 10 residents drowned and 22,000 hectares of land were engulfed in water. As a result of the flood, Vancouver didn’t have a rail connection to the rest of Canada for three weeks.
1972– Third largest recorded Fraser River flow at Hope, raising concerns of a large flood.
Learn more about Fraser River Flood History.