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13 villages in Navotas City flooded

Government workers use fish nets and sacks of sands to stop the flow of garbage brought by floodwater Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 in Navotas City, north of Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Thirteen of the 14 barangays (villages) in the city of Navotas are experiencing flooding on Tuesday morning.

The Navotas City Government said as of 11 a.m. on Tuesday, waist-deep floods were seen on parts of Barangays San Rafael village, North Bay Boulevard South (NBBS), San Roque, and Tanza.

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Knee-deep floods are on NBBS, Bangkulasi, Bagumbayan South, and Bagumbayan North.

Finally, gutter-deep floods were seen on North Bay Boulevard North, Navotas West, Navotas East, San Jose, Daanghari, and Tangos.

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Navotas rescue officials have brought a total of 64 families in various areas to evacuation centers but rescue rounds still continue.

All barangay halls and public schools in Navotas have been opened as evacuation centers.

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