Around 344 individuals from nine villages were displaced and later evacuated in an elementary school in this city after last night’ deluged due to heavy down pour of torrential rains.
Heavy rains brought about by the Low Pressure Area (LPA) formerly Tropical Depression Domeng has flooded residential areas in this city Thursday evening, an official said.
Marbel Bishop Dinualdo D. Gutierrez told DavaoToday that “the prelates of Mindanao are hoping that President Aquino will now heed our calls to stop the Tampakan project, discerning on the protection and preservation of the environment and the life of the Lumad inhabitants in South Cotabato.”
Heavy rains brought by a low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur Wednesday caused major rivers in Davao del Norte to swell and displaced 158 families in the town of Asuncion.
The Davao City Council approved anew on Tuesday the expansion of the generating capacity of Aboitiz’ Therma South Incorporated (TSI)’s coal-fired power plant up to 650 megawatts.