The woman was from the Lower Mainland, but authorities gave no other details.
Family members of the deceased were notified, according to the release and the BC Coroners Service has been notified and is conducting its own investigation.
Search efforts continue, the release said.
“The total number of people and vehicles unknown for has not been confirmed, but investigators have two missing people reports and thinks that others may have been occupied vehicles die have been lost in the slide,” Staff Sgt. Janelle Shoihet of the British Police Division of Police said: in the explanation. “We ask anyone who witnessed the event, of believes their beloved one is missing and has not yet been able to make contact with to get in touch met the Pemberton of Lillooet RCMP Detachments.”
Lillooet is located north of Vancouver in the interior of British Columbia along the Fraser River.
hundreds of other people who were caught on a highway in British Columbia was rescued, emergency management officials said.
There were three incidents where auto’s got stuck between debris flows where hundreds of of people Stuck, Emergency Management British Columbia communications director said Jordan Turner.
Nearly 300 travelers finished up stuck in the region, according to Jonathan Gormick with Canada Task Force 1, a search and rescue mission team based in Vancouver.
Canadian authorities in southern British Columbia were forced to: post evacuation orders ahead of rising water while floods still wreak havoc in the greater Pacific Northwest.
According to the state of emergency of the province information website, 24 evacuation orders have been issued posted because of floods. Abbotsford, British Columbia, Mayor Henry Braun said: in An news conference tuesday residents of about 1,100 homes in to be city ordered to evacuate because of floods.
Photos and videos posted online by authorities show widespread flooding over Abbotsford, which borders the US-Canada border and is 30 miles southeast of Vancouver.
Some critical infrastructure in components of the province has also damaged by rain and flooding. Princeton, British Columbia Mayor Spencer Coyne told CNN’s Canadian news outlet CBC their entire city is out of gas after a line broke during storms and floods. The break can be enjoyed by the residents there in endanger because the temperature will drop well below to freeze over the next few nights.
The city of Merritt said Tuesday afternoon that they were forced to… shut off drinking water because it has been contaminated by flooding.
“The water is undrinkable, even when it’s boiled,” says the city said on tweet.
Penticton, British Columbia, reported: on Twitter the storms and floods knocked out telephone lines in the city.
Flood warnings have been posted for the areas around the Similkameen and Thompson rivers in the province, which means the river levels have their banks of will soon exceed.
large swaths of the area around the southern part of have the Fraser River also placed under a flood watch.
Joe Sutton and Steve Almasy of CNN contributed to this report.
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