BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon wins legislature seat through byelection

Kevin Falcon fills the seat left vacant by former Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, who won the ride with 56 percent of the vote in 2020 but resigned to make way for Falcon to sit in the legislature.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press The new leader of the British Columbia Liberals has won a voice in … Read more

BC landslide caused 100-meter high tsunami, set off earthquake scale: study

A retreating glacier in a remote British Columbia valley caused a massive landslide that crested a 100-meter-tall tsunami, wiped out kilometers of salmon habitat and was detected as far away as Australia, a study says. The landslide on Nov. 28, 2020, sent 18 million cubic meters of rock cascading down the side of a mountain, … Read more

Wet weather leads to roadblocks across Southland – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A number of major highways and roads were closed Thursday morning due to rain, snow and dangerous conditions for motorists during a severe winter storm sweeping through the southern country. Both sides of Grapevine were closed to motorists early Thursday morning due to snow and ice on the road, the California … Read more

Highway 1 is blocked due to a landslide blocking both lanes

UPDATE (16:23): Highway 1 is now also closed from San Simeon Road to just south of Ragged Point Inn due to landslide activity, according to Caltrans District 5. Officials will assess conditions Monday morning as the sunset approaches Sunday. —- According to Cal Trans District 5, the closure of Highway 1 north of Gorda in … Read more

BC floods: Province opens second corridor between the lower mainland, inner

Road staff have been able to reopen another highway corridor between the lower mainland and the interior of British Columbia in the wake of devastating floods and landslides. Transport Minister Rob Fleming told a new conference on Saturday that crews are still working to repair Highway 99 between Pemberton and Lillooet, but that from 6 … Read more

Woman confirmed dead in mudslide sweeping across BC Highway – CBC News

Woman confirmed dead in mudslide sweeping across BC HighwayCBC News BC flood: A death in mudslides, the province assesses damageCTV News BC storm and mudslide demand first victim near Lillooet – BC NewsCastanet.net 1 confirmed death as rescue teams continue to search for debris from BC mudslidesCBC.ca See full coverage on Google News .

New study projects 300% increase in landslides in Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains – BC

Shallow landslides in Vancouver’s North Shore mountains are expected to increase in frequency by 300 percent until the end of this century, a new study has found. Vancouver-based BGC Engineering’s estimates come from new climate modeling and analysis of Metro Vancouver’s historic landslide database. That’s almost four times more than the consulting firm had previously … Read more