Take steps to keep yourself and your property safe from floods

Floods are a possible hazard in Yukon and usually occur in the spring during rapid snow melt or from ice jams on rivers.

Prevent flood damage

  • Visit Flood Ready for information and video tutorials.

Recover from a flood

Keep livestock safe

Find flood risk levels

The Department of Environment monitors the risk of flood. Flood risk reports are posted on the water level conditions page. The report will note flood risk levels of moderate or higher.

Get flood alerts

We post flood alerts on Facebook and Twitter, our emergency updates page and through posters, community meetings and other methods. The tools we use to communicate an emergency depend on the location and severity of the flood.