NEWS — Flash flooding Saturday afternoon reportedly put a vehicle and two mobile homes into the Bonaparte River near Cache Creek, and temporarily closed Highways 1 and 97.
Merritt was also deluged by the passing storm but Kamloops received only a short thunder and rain storm.
Environment Canada said the thunderstorms developed late in the afternoon and dumped 20 mm of rain in Cache Creek and 18 mm in Merritt. A severe thunderstorm warning was lifted in the South Thompson region in early evening.
Cache Creek itself was hit with heavy rain, creating debris, blocked storm sewers and flooding of buildings.
Kamloops weather is expected to be cloudy with a good chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon Sunday.