Heavy rain drenches Kauai, triggers road closure

Heavy rain drenches Kauai, triggers road closure

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Heavy rain battered Kauai on Thursday morning, and the island could see more wet weather throughout the day, forecasters say.

The flood advisory that was in effect has been canceled.

Forecasters said rain was falling at a rate of about an inch per hour.

The heavy rain triggered a landslide that has closed both lanes of Kuhio Highway, between Lumahai and Wainiha, according to the state Department of Transportation.

This story will be updated.

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