Over 100 families evacuated due to flooding in Davao City
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – At least 164 families were evacuated in this city due to flooding caused by heavy rains late Monday night, September 11.
Heavy rains caused rivers to swell to critical levels at around 11:30 pm on Monday, prompting village officials in affected areas to issue a forced evacuation alert.
Among the affected villages was Barangay 74-A in Matina, where 507 people were affected by the flooding as of 1:30 am on Tuesday, September 12.
The rains had stopped but some roads remained flooded, impeding traffic in some areas.
On Thursday, September 8, Davao City also experienced heavy rains that stranded motorists and commuters. – Rappler.com