Biliran LGUs suspend work after ‘Ulysses’ brings heavy rains causing floods
TACLOBAN CITY –– The local government units in Biliran had suspended work after heavy rains, spawned by Tropical Storm “Ulysses,” triggered floods in several parts of the province.
Biliran Gov. Rogelio Espina suspended work at the capitol after several roads and bridges were rendered unpassable due to floods.
Similar suspension orders were issued by the mayors of Kawayan, Biliran, Almeria, Caibiran, and Naval, the provincial capital of Biliran province, because of the torrential rains.
Major bridges in Catmon and Caraycaray, both in Naval town, overflowed following heavy rains.
Mayor Rhodessa Revita of Caibiran town said in her Facebook post that several areas in her municipality were hit by floods.
In Samar, a portion of Barangay Parasanon in Pinabacdao town was flooded, while a minor landslide hit part of Maharlika Highway located in Barangay Laygayon of the same town.
A pathway inside the Daram National High School, Daram town, was damaged due to the incessant rains brought by the tropical storm.
Several trees located at Maharlika Highway in Paras town were toppled due to the heavy rains and strong winds caused by Ulysses.
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