Heavy rains flood Tacloban

28 Mar

TACLOBAN CITY Leyte, March 28 (PIA) — The continuous downpour on March 27 has rendered many areas in Tacloban City flooded and several road impassable, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported.

OCD Region 8 Director and RDRRMC Chairman Rey Gozon informed at about 5:30 in the afternoon of March 27 that among the roads reported to have been rendered impassable to light vehicles were Maharlika-Nulatula at Barangay 74, Maharlika-Tigbao at Barangay 94and Maharlika-Abucay at Barangay 9, Barangay 109 at V&G Subdivision and Barangay 109-A.

The other areas which were flooded were Abucay, Barangay 95 Apitong, Barangay 95 and 95A in Caibaan, among others.

The Tacloban DRRMC through the TOMECO conducted ocular land survey on the flood and landslide prone areas in the City.

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