City crews assessing damage from windstorm

City crews have been out since early this morning assessing the damage from last night’s windstorm. High waves combined with record high water levels in Lake Okanagan have led to  damage to structures and considerable erosion of the Okanagan shoreline area.

Kiwanis pier has been damaged and there has also been significant erosion under the walkway along Lakeshore Ave.  Crews are now sandbagging the area to prevent further damage.

Residents are advised that stream levels remain high and river banks are unstable so extreme caution is urged around any flowing water.