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  • May 7, 2012

    Flooding from the air

    Brandon Sun photographer Bruce Bumstead took to the air on Thursday, April 21, to document the extent of the flooding, as Westman braces for their rivers' crests.

  • The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.

    Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River spills over the valley floor south of the town of Melita, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River spills over the valley floor south of the town of Melita, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

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  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River spreads out across the valley floor near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Looking west along the Souris River Valley towards the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Looking west along the Souris River Valley towards the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Assiniboine River flows under the Trans-Canada Highway at the Grand Valley Road exit on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River flows under the Trans-Canada Highway at the Grand Valley Road exit on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The outdoor swimming area at Turtle Crossing Campground sits surrounded by the flood Assiniboine River on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The outdoor swimming area at Turtle Crossing Campground sits surrounded by the flood Assiniboine River on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Assiniboine River flows under the Trans-Canada Highway at the Grand Valley Road exit on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River flows under the Trans-Canada Highway at the Grand Valley Road exit on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • A ring-dike protects a machine shop business on the outskirts of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    A ring-dike protects a machine shop business on the outskirts of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

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  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Melita Motel by the RIver is completely surrounded by the Souris River flood waters to the east of Melita, Man., on April, 21, 2011.

    The Melita Motel by the RIver is completely surrounded by the Souris River flood waters to the east of Melita, Man., on April, 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.

    Flood waters on the Assiniboine River cover the valley floors near Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2001.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    The swollen Souris River floods a large area, including a pump house building, by the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River by the Souris Golf Course south of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River by the Souris Golf Course south of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River west of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Graham Creek flows into the flooded Souris River valley through Past Highway 3, a little way south of Melita.

    Graham Creek flows into the flooded Souris River valley through Past Highway 3, a little way south of Melita.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Assiniboine River along Grand Valley Road in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Assiniboine River along Grand Valley Road in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River winds through the town of Souris, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River winds through the town of Souris, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    A gravel road is consumed by the flood waters from the Souris River west of the town of Hartney, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River at the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River at the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River at the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River at the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • A ring-dike protects a machine shop business on the outskirts of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    A ring-dike protects a machine shop business on the outskirts of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.

    Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Souris River by the Souris Golf Course south of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Souris River by the Souris Golf Course south of the town of Souris, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Water flows under the bridge on Highway 3 to the east of the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Flooding along First Street North in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.

    Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Riverbank Discovery Centre Footbridge sits surrounded by flood waters along the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Riverbank Discovery Centre Footbridge sits surrounded by flood waters along the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River spills over the valley floor near the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of the town of Hartney, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River spills over the valley floor near the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of the town of Hartney, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  •   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River winds through the town of Souris, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River winds through the town of Souris, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Looking west along the Souris River Valley towards the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    Looking west along the Souris River Valley towards the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the Assiniboine River in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.

    Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.

    Flood waters from the Souris River flows over Highway 21 at the Hartney Golf Course on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River spills over the valley floor south of the town of Melita, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River spills over the valley floor south of the town of Melita, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

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  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River spills over the valley floor near the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of the town of Hartney, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.

    The Souris River spills over the valley floor near the Maple Grove Hutterite Colony west of the town of Hartney, Man., on Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.

    Aerial view of the David Thompson Bridge on 18th Street in Brandon, Man., on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

  • The Souris River floods the river valley by the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.

    The Souris River floods the river valley by the town of Melita, Man., on April 21, 2011.   (Bruce Bumstead/Brandon Sun)

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