About 10 households are cut off after a road washout near Ashcroft.
At this point – there’s no cause for any evacuations according to Thompson-Nicola Regional District spokesperson Michelle Nordstrom.
All the properties involved are on high ground.
But she says the district is prepared to use a helicopter should someone need emergency medical treatment or supplies.
“There is also a community lead who lives in the area of the properties who are being affected and he’s going door to door speaking with people in the community and checking in on people and just seeing if there’s anything that they need.”
IG Machine and Fibres Limited shut down operations yesterday due to the washout on Barnes Lake Road.
Meantime near Merritt, after being reopened to local traffic for several hours Wednesday, Highway 8 West of Merritt has again been closed by officials who cite a rapid rise in flood waters.