Heavy rainfall floods 16 villages in Olongapo | Inquirer News

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.


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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