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Heavy rains batter elements of the state, triggering landslides and street closures

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Heavy rains and thunderstorms are battering elements of the state, and forecasters warn the extreme climate might stick round by way of the week.

Maui County says storms in a single day triggered landslides and street harm in East Maui.

The realm was underneath a flash flood warning for a lot of the night time.

A number of sections of Piilani Freeway are closed between mile markers 19 in Kahikinui and Kipahulu.

The Nationwide Climate Service in Honolulu prolonged a flood advisory till 10:30 p.m. Monday for the slopes of Haleakala as heavier rain continued to fall at a charge of 1 to 2 inches per hour close to Hana, with extra heavy rain was anticipated to proceed for a number of hours.

A flood advisory was additionally prolonged till 11 p.m. for north and east Hawaii Island, together with the Hilo and Puna districts.

The West Wailuaiki rain gauge recorded 8.11 inches of rain in 24 hours, whereas Puu Kukui within the West Maui mountains picked up 5.47 inches.

Almost the entire gauges on Hawaii Island picked up rainfall, with the best totals at Waiakea Uka within the Hilo space with 3.23 inches, and the Kaloko-Honokohau gauge close to the Kona airport with 3.54 inches.

It is a growing story. Please test again for updates.

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