Near-empty shelves in a grocery store in Kelowna, following catastrophic flooding in British Columbia, Canada. Photo: Christian Sasse via Reuters
Near-empty shelves in a grocery store in Kelowna, following catastrophic flooding in British Columbia, Canada. Photo: Christian Sasse via Reuters

Panic buying in Canada’s flood-hit British Columbia empties grocery store shelves

  • Empty shelves reminiscent of early days of Covid-19 pandemic
  • Military joins rescue efforts, many towns have limited access

Topic |   Extreme weather
Near-empty shelves in a grocery store in Kelowna, following catastrophic flooding in British Columbia, Canada. Photo: Christian Sasse via Reuters
Near-empty shelves in a grocery store in Kelowna, following catastrophic flooding in British Columbia, Canada. Photo: Christian Sasse via Reuters
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