06/22/2013 04:06 EDT | Updated 06/22/2013 08:03 EDT

Alberta Flooding: Aerial Pictures Show Widespread Damage To Calgary And Canmore (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The flooding has hit Calgary and small-town Alberta hard, filling streets and fields, flooding basements, underpasses and parkades and leaving hundreds of thousands of people evacuated and wondering when they can return home to assess the damage.

Nothing shows the extent of the water better than photos taken from above - whether it be by helicopter or plane. Here are some of the most striking images we've seen.

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