Highway 70 blocked in multiple areas by landslides, flooding

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(KTXL) — Multiple sections of Highway 70 are closed after rockslides and flooding, officials reported Sunday.

In Butte County, a rockslide completely blocked lanes at the Plumas County line.

A mudslide in Oroville also blocked both lanes.

(Courtesy: California Highway Patrol)

In Sutter County, a section of Highway 70 north of Kempton Road is now closed, the California Highway Patrol said in a statement Sunday.

Three to 6 inches of water cover the roadway, making it unsafe for travel, CHP said.

Motorists are advised to take Highway 99 as an alternate route.

This story is developing.

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