outbrain
Close  

2 dead in Saranggani floods

/ 11:01 AM June 13, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Two people were killed and a teenager went missing after torrential rain brought flash floods in three villages in Saranggani province early Tuesday, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM said Wednesday.

The report quoted National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Executive Director Benito Ramos as saying that two people, identified as Segapo Cabigding, 63, and Rolando Mata, 40, were killed after flash floods brought by continuous heavy rains hit villages Big Margus, Pangyan and Cross – all of Glan in Saranggani Province around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.

ADVERTISEMENT

At least 40 persons were rescued, the NDRRMC said.

Meanwhile, 15-year-old Rani Pregoner of Kabatiol, Maasim was reported missing.

FEATURED STORIES

In its latest update, NDRRMC said 568 people were affected by the flooding and 273 houses were totally and partially damaged.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: disaster, floods, Philippines, Saranggani
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.