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Villages in Davao still submerged in flood as LPA hovers over Mindanao

By: - Correspondent / @kmanlupigINQ
/ 11:22 AM January 20, 2013

DAVAO CITY — -Several riverside villages here have been submerged in floodwater since Saturday after the Davao River overflowed following non-stop rainfall due to low pressure area over Mindanao.

Flooded barangays include Maa, Matina and Bankerohan, responding police forces said.

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In some areas, including the El Rio Subdivision, the floodwater was already waist-deep.

Reports coming from Davao Oriental revealed that heavy rain and strong wind also battered the typhoon-devastated towns of Boston, Cateel and Baganga.

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Police, government soldiers and the city’s Central 911 rescue teams are conducting rescue and evacuation operations in the affected areas.

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