B.C. highways, roads closed by storm

Avalanches and the threat of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall across the B.C. Interior have made driving difficult, and in some cases, impossible,

Heavy snowfall across the B.C. Interior Tuesday made driving difficult, and in some cases, impossible.

The Trans-Canada Highway has been closed between Craigellachie and Goldenas crews use artillery to blast potential avalanches.

An avalanche has closed the highway from Golden to the Alberta border. Another avalanche has closed Highway 31 southeast of Revelstoke.

Further south, Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston was closed Tuesdayfor avalanche control in the Kootenay Pass.

The threat of an avalanche also closed Highway 99 north of Pemberton in the Duffy Lake area, but it has since re-opened.

There is also a travel advisory on Highway 5 north of Kamloops, from Avola to 45 kilometres north of Blue River.

On Vancouver Island, Youbou Road was closed for a time on Tuesday because of several trees down on hydro lines.

Cowichan Bay Road at Highway 1 was also closed because offlooding.