Mud and debris accumulates along the Lougheed Highway east of Agassiz as B.C. prepares for another atmospheric river. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)

Mud and debris accumulates along the Lougheed Highway east of Agassiz as B.C. prepares for another atmospheric river. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)

Mudslides, rain water encroach on Hwy. 7 near Hope

Black Press reporter Jessica Peters surveys the rain-soaked landscape

The landscape surrounding the Lougheed Highway between Hope and Agassiz has seen significant changes.

Water runs across the road as multiple waterfalls cascade down the hills. Debris, mud and rocks accumulate along the side of the road.

As of Monday morning, traffic remains light as Highway 7 is open from Mission to Hope for essential travel only.

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