Flood hits Bataan villages due to torrential rains | Inquirer News

Flood hits Bataan villages due to torrential rains

/ 04:29 PM July 29, 2021
Floodwater due to heavy rains inundate major roads in Balanga City in Bataan

Floodwater due to heavy rains inundate major roads in Balanga City in Bataan. (Photo from the Facebook page of the City Risk Reduction and Management Office of Balanga)

BALANGA CITY––At least seven villages in Hermosa town were submerged Thursday in waist-deep floodwater due to incessant rains, authorities said.

The inundated areas in Hermosa are Tenejero, Cataning, Central, Almacen, San Pedro, Pulo, and Daungan villages.

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The bridge that links Balanga City to Pilar town has also started to overflow, while several major roads were already impassable.

Bataan is under a heavy rainfall warning, and widespread flooding has begun to submerge the low-lying areas.

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