On Saturday, a winter storm brought heavy rain to burn areas in Southern California. However, the rain caused flooding and mudslides. The mudslides were trapping motorist on a major highway including rapper Soulja Boy.
According to the California Department of Transportation District 7, the Pacific Coast Highway will remain closed until Monday. They say that there is flooding between Las Posas Road in Ventura County to Encinal Canyon Road in Malibu.
The hillsides of Malibu that were sliding off are the same hills in which a major fire broke out last year. The slide sent mud and debris all the way down to the busy highway, trapping drivers from going anywhere.
Soulja Boy, real name DeAndre Cortez, 28 was among those stuck on the highway. Soulja Boy is known for his 2007 hit smash Crank That.
On Twitter, he wrote a post saying that his car almost slid into the ocean as the mud was sliding off of the hillsides. In other tweets, he was speaking of major car accidents. Also, that he was not going to be able to get his car back any time soon.
Soulja Boy Among Others Trapped In California Mudslides
Drivers were saying that the debris came very fast and traffic was stopped immediately.
One Camarillo resident, Paul Dalton, was able to give his recap of the situation to ABC 7. He says that on his way home, he became stuck in the mudslide. He tried to turn around. However, he was stuck in the middle of traffic due to the mud.
Though there were no injuries, crews were on the scene all the way into Sunday, clearing away the mud. Also, Clearing away vehicles that could not move.
Forecasters are seeing that there will be another strong system bringing in rain and snow into Northern California late Sunday evening.