By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With Pittsburgh’s rivers reaching flood stages in some areas, a boat on the North Shore is sinking.READ MORE: Allegheny County Police Investigating Shots Fired In North Versailles
The call for an unoccupied sinking boat at 525 North Shore Drive came into River Rescue around 4:30 p.m. Monday.
KDKA was told the boat was tied up and has been there for a while. When the river started to rise, the boat tipped over.
The rain has wrapped up, but the 1-2 inches that’s fallen along with the more than 8 inches of snow melting over the past week will help swell rivers.
The Allegheny & Monongahela rivers have reached flood stage at several areas in #Pittsburgh.
• Point State Park Riverfront – ClosedREAD MORE: Fatal Police Shooting In Ohio Hospital Caught On Officer Body Camera
• 10th Street Bypass – Closed
• Mon Wharf Lot & Riverfront – Closed
• North Shore Riverfront- Closed
PLEASE respect all barricades. pic.twitter.com/EK4FcqNIys
— Pittsburgh Public Works (@PGHDPW) March 1, 2021
The Pittsburgh Department of Public Works says the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers have reached flood stage at several areas in the city.
The Point State Park Riverfront, 10th Street Bypass, Mon Wharf Lot and Riverfront and North Shore Riverfront are all closed.MORE NEWS: West Virginia's Offer Of Cash And Free Recreational Destination Passes Receives Huge Response
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