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Landslide, flooding impact roads on Big Island

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Severe weather on the Big Island has impacted some roads on Tuesday. 

Hawaii County police said a landslide is blocking the Hilo-bound lane of Highway 19 at Kawalii Gulch. State highway workers are currently clearing the debris, but police said drivers should expect delays for up to two hours.

Flooding conditions have also prompted a road closure on Kahana Drive, above the Old Mamalahoa Highway in the Ahualoa area. It is closed between the 3- and 4-mile markers.

A Flood Advisory is currently in effect for parts of the Big Island. 

Further road closure updates will be posted to this story. 

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