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A mudslide near Westwold has reduced traffic to a single lane on Highway 97 Tuesday, June 28. (Drive BC image)

Mudslide near Westwold impacting traffic

DriveBC reports single-lane, alternating traffic between Monte Lake and Falkland

 

Beaverdell Road is closed for the foreseeable future do to a large sluff. 6.5 kilometers from pavement on the Penticton side. There are no detours at this time. (AIM Roads)

Landslide closes road indefinitely east of Penticton

A section of Beaverdell Road slid away

 

Quebec’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on June 30, 2020. More people have been asked to evacuate their homes due to the risk of a landslide in one of Saguenay’s neighbourhoods, north of Quebec City, on Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

About 80 families evacuated north of Quebec City over risk of landslide

Landslide could mirror 1971 one that killed 31 people, officials say

 

An evacuation alert was issued for all residences of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Monday, June 13, 2022. (File photo)

Rainfall, increased landslide risk spurs evacuation alert for Sicamous mobile home park

Evacuation alert follows special weather statement issued for Shuswap

  • Jun 13, 2022
An evacuation alert was issued for all residences of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Monday, June 13, 2022. (File photo)
Photo of debris on Highway 1 near the landslide posted to Facebook, about 9 p.m. Friday.
Photo of debris on Highway 1 near the landslide posted to Facebook, about 9 p.m. Friday.
The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

Bute Inlet slide was equal to mass of every car in Canada

Data from slide could be used for hazard assessment and disaster planning

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.
Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)

Support denied for debris flow mitigation options proposed for Sicamous mobile park

Columbia Shuswap Regional District hopes to implement early warning system by April 1

Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)
Evacuees from the Lougheed Highway (Highway 7) mudslides are rushed to a bus to be taken to a nearby shelter on Monday afternoon. (File photo)

Like a disaster movie: Surprise birthday visit in the Shuswap concludes with harrowing drive home

Sicamous man says son and grandson airlifted to safety after spending night in vehicle on Highway 7

Evacuees from the Lougheed Highway (Highway 7) mudslides are rushed to a bus to be taken to a nearby shelter on Monday afternoon. (File photo)
Phaedra and Ivan Idzan from Salmon Arm found themselves stranded from highway closures due to floods at the Silver Creek Travel Centre in Hope on Monday, Nov. 15 after heading from Salmon Arm towards Vancouver Island about 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. (Idzan image)

Salmon Arm couple stays hopeful while stranded in Hope

Phaedra and Ivan Idzan remain stuck but grateful after escaping harm

Phaedra and Ivan Idzan from Salmon Arm found themselves stranded from highway closures due to floods at the Silver Creek Travel Centre in Hope on Monday, Nov. 15 after heading from Salmon Arm towards Vancouver Island about 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. (Idzan image)
A slide has closed the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2021

UPDATE: 3 separate slides close Coquihalla, Highway 1 and 7

Heavy rainfall has contributed to dangerous driving conditions

A slide has closed the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2021
Rock scalers work at the site of a massive rock slide on the Fraser River near Big Bar, west of Clinton, B.C., on Wednesday July 24, 2019. Fisheries officials are forecasting more migrating salmon will successfully pass through a massive rock slide zone on British Columbia's Fraser River north of Lillooet this summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Improved fishway, lower flow raises salmon migration hopes at Big Bar rock slide

Thousands of migrating Fraser River salmon expected to be able to pass through the area

Rock scalers work at the site of a massive rock slide on the Fraser River near Big Bar, west of Clinton, B.C., on Wednesday July 24, 2019. Fisheries officials are forecasting more migrating salmon will successfully pass through a massive rock slide zone on British Columbia's Fraser River north of Lillooet this summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The perpetual slide in Summerland has been ongoing for more than 100 years. (Contributed)

Movement continues at Summerland’s perpetual slide

Slide in Trout Creek area has been active for more than a century

The perpetual slide in Summerland has been ongoing for more than 100 years. (Contributed)
A slow moving landslide is seen inching down a hillside in northern British Columbia, prompting the evacuation of nearby Old Fort, B.C., in an undated handout photo. Residents of a tiny community in northern British Columbia are suing the local and provincial governments over two slow-moving landslides that they say caused their property values to plummet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lands, Marten Geertsema, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Residents of Old Fort, B.C., suing province, others over slow-moving slide

Residents in Old Fort., B.C., allege negligence and breach of their charter right to security of the person

A slow moving landslide is seen inching down a hillside in northern British Columbia, prompting the evacuation of nearby Old Fort, B.C., in an undated handout photo. Residents of a tiny community in northern British Columbia are suing the local and provincial governments over two slow-moving landslides that they say caused their property values to plummet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lands, Marten Geertsema, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
(Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

RCMP, fire crews respond to landslide below Kelowna home

The situation has been ongoing for the past week, homeowner says

(Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
The City of Penticton has lifted the local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)

Local state of emergency lifting on Oct. 11

The city ordered homes to evacuate after a landslide on Aug. 9

The City of Penticton has lifted the local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)
Five properties at Gateway Lakeview Resort, 2633 Squilax-Angelmont Rd. have been evacuated and seven more are on evacuation alert as of June 22, 2020 due to an unstable slope. (Google Maps image)                                Five properties at Gateway Lakeview Resort, 2633 Squilax-Angelmont Rd. have been evacuated and seven more are on evacuation alert as of June 22, 2020 due to an unstable slope. (Google Maps image)

Unstable slope puts five North Shuswap properties under evacuation order

Seven additional properties in the Lee Creek area issued evacuation alerts

Five properties at Gateway Lakeview Resort, 2633 Squilax-Angelmont Rd. have been evacuated and seven more are on evacuation alert as of June 22, 2020 due to an unstable slope. (Google Maps image)                                Five properties at Gateway Lakeview Resort, 2633 Squilax-Angelmont Rd. have been evacuated and seven more are on evacuation alert as of June 22, 2020 due to an unstable slope. (Google Maps image)
Old Fort Road during a landslide, June 21, 2020. (BC Transportation)

Creeping slide prompts evacuation alert, road closure in Old Fort, B.C.

Second time in two years the road has closed

Old Fort Road during a landslide, June 21, 2020. (BC Transportation)
A top down view of the fish ladder constructed to help fish into the Whooshh Passage Portal. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada photo)

High tech fish transport system set up to ‘whoosh’ salmon past Big Bar landslide

Fish will spend roughly 20 seconds inside the system, moving at roughly 20 metres per second

A top down view of the fish ladder constructed to help fish into the Whooshh Passage Portal. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada photo)
Fish ladder using nearly 500 concrete blocks under construction April 9, 2020, leading to pond and pumping station to lift salmon over the obstacle created by the June 2019 Big Bar landslide in the Fraser Canyon. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Feds to move salmon over Big Bar landslide with fish cannon along Fraser River

Water levels rising now after months of drilling and blasting at the Big Bar site north of Lillooet

Fish ladder using nearly 500 concrete blocks under construction April 9, 2020, leading to pond and pumping station to lift salmon over the obstacle created by the June 2019 Big Bar landslide in the Fraser Canyon. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Princeton Summerland Road and Shinnish Creek Road are closed until further notice after a landslide happened on Friday, April 24, 2020. (Photo contributed to the Princeton Spotlight News)

Princeton Summerland Road re-opens after landslide

Section of KVR trail is destroyed

Princeton Summerland Road and Shinnish Creek Road are closed until further notice after a landslide happened on Friday, April 24, 2020. (Photo contributed to the Princeton Spotlight News)