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Heavy rainfall floods 16 villages in Olongapo

/ 10:27 PM July 22, 2018
Olongapo Public Market

The Olongapo Public Market on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Contributed photo)

OLONGAPO CITY — Sustained rainfall triggered flooding in 16 villages here on Sunday (July 22), prompting 343 families, many from Barangay Sta. Rita, to stay in evacuation centers.

Heavy rain also caused a landslide at the Subic Bay Freeport.

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Many residents posted their condition over social media to seek aid.

The Olongapo government suspended classes in all levels in public and private schools on Monday (July 23).

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