May 22, 2015


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Ice damage at Ochre Beach

An aerial shot shows the community of Ochre Beach, with open water between the ice floe along the shore and the ice that stretches out to Dauphin Lake.
Steep hills of ice from Dauphin Lake line Ochre Beach.
Dramatic hills of ice rise up from Dauphin Lake.
Ice is pushed and piled up alongside homes in the community of Ochre Beach next to Dauphin Lake.
Open water is seen beyond the ice that sits closer to Ochre Beach.
The sun shines on Ochre Beach as piles of ice are seen pressed up against homes.
Ice has started breaking up on Dauphin Lake, with larger piles along the shoreline pressed up against houses.
Piles of ice are pushed up against a row of homes.
Piles of ice surround a property in Ochre Beach.
After clearing snow piled to the roof with his sons, Lorne Perche stands amid the destruction of his cottage on Ochre Beach lake ice was blown ashore by strong winds two days earlier on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Lorne Perche and his wife inside their destroyed cottage on Ochre Beach. The lake was blown ashore and reached Perche' roof two days earlier on Friday, May 10, 2013.
The destruction on Ochre Beach after lake ice from Dauphin Lake broke up and climbed the shore as a wall of ice. 22 homes were damaged, 12 of them were destroyed.
Some houses were nearly completely demolished by the wall of ice.
It only took about 15 minutes for the wall of ice to swallow some of the homes.
Roofs were sheared off by the force of the ice.
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An aerial shot shows the community of Ochre Beach, with open water between the ice floe along the shore and the ice that stretches out to Dauphin Lake. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Steep hills of ice from Dauphin Lake line Ochre Beach. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Dramatic hills of ice rise up from Dauphin Lake. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Ice is pushed and piled up alongside homes in the community of Ochre Beach next to Dauphin Lake. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Open water is seen beyond the ice that sits closer to Ochre Beach. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
The sun shines on Ochre Beach as piles of ice are seen pressed up against homes. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Ice has started breaking up on Dauphin Lake, with larger piles along the shoreline pressed up against houses. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Piles of ice are pushed up against a row of homes. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
Piles of ice surround a property in Ochre Beach. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press
After clearing snow piled to the roof with his sons, Lorne Perche stands amid the destruction of his cottage on Ochre Beach lake ice was blown ashore by strong winds two days earlier on Friday, May 10, 2013. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
Lorne Perche and his wife inside their destroyed cottage on Ochre Beach. The lake was blown ashore and reached Perche' roof two days earlier on Friday, May 10, 2013. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
The destruction on Ochre Beach after lake ice from Dauphin Lake broke up and climbed the shore as a wall of ice. 22 homes were damaged, 12 of them were destroyed. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
Some houses were nearly completely demolished by the wall of ice. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
It only took about 15 minutes for the wall of ice to swallow some of the homes. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
Roofs were sheared off by the force of the ice. - John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
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