DELUGE IN DAVAO REGION
The trough over the weekend due to the low pressure area triggered floods and landslides in Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley and Davao del Norte, forcing over 150,000 people or 32,000 families in 16 municipalities to evacuate for shelter. Pictures here are from the Davao del Norte Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction & Management and from the Davao Oriental Press Club. (davaotoday.com)
The rains came as Typhoon Labuyo (International name Utor) hit the northern part of Luzon and caused thunderstorms including Visayas and Mindanao.
By DAVAO TODAY
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the rains will continue for the next three hours in Davao City, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat and Cotabato.
Volunteers from the Davao Fire and Rescue organization respond to a dispatch by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…