Toppled trees destroy classroom, house in Olongapo City
OLONGAPO CITY — A classroom and a house in this city were damaged by trees that were knocked down by strong winds due to Severe Tropical Storm “Paeng” (international name Nalgae), authorities said Monday, Oct. 31.
In a Facebook post, Kagawad (councilor) John Tagulao Cruz of Barangay Sta. Rita showed the damage caused by tree trunks pierced through the roof of an empty classroom at Balic-Balic Elementary School.
Cruz also said that a house in the village was also struck by a large tree trunk, damaging the roof.
In both incidents, no one was injured.
At the height of Paeng’s onslaught, the city was placed under Storm Signal No. 3 on Oct. 29.
Paeng also raised the water level in one of the rivers in the city to an alarming mark on Sunday. INQ
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Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief efforts to the families affected by Typhoon Paeng. Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No.: 007960018860 and through Maya
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