|Comments||Winnipeg MB, May 29, 2010. Heavy rains over the course of a week caused significant flooding in Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Out of the 180,000 residential properties in Winnipeg, 619 reported being flooded. As a result, 420 were damaged by overland flooding, while 199 suffered sewage backups. The province offered disaster financial assistance for the flood event alongside other events which occurred over the spring and summer.