CITY OF CALAPAN — At least 50 families or 134 individuals were rescued from areas flooded due to incessant heavy rains spawned by typhoon Fabian (international name In-fa) on Wednesday afternoon in Sablayan town in Occidental Mindoro province, according to Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (Mimaropa) police office.
Police and military personnel evacuated residents from Sitio (sub-village) Pandan to a warehouse in Barangay Ibud and covered court in Barangay Claudio Salgado at around 3 p.m.
The report, however, did not say how deep the floodwaters were.
Police said rescue operations continue until Wednesday night.
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