06/17/2012 02:53 EDT | Updated 08/17/2012 05:12 EDT

Mudslides close B.C. highways

Mudslides closed two B.C. highways on Sunday.

Highway 1 was closed in both directions eight kilometres west of Revelstoke because of debris on the road.

The road reopened to single-lane alternating traffic just before noon.

Highway 16 was closed in both directions seven kilometres west of the junction with Highway 5 in Tête Jaune Cache. It reopened to single lane alternating traffic at about 2:30 p.m. PT.