Monday, September 23, 2013

Floods, landslides in Zambales kill 30

Landslides and floods triggered by monsoon rains have claimed lives of at least 30 people in Zambales province of Philippines on Monday.

Two separate landslides in Barangay Wawandue and Barangay San Isidro in Subic town claimed at least 18 lives,  ABS-CBN has reported quoting Mayor Jefferson Khonghun.

Five people have been killed in Castillejos, Zambales. Other bodies have been retrieved from a landslide in Barangay Aglao, San Marcelino town in Zambales.

Floods have displaced around 700 people living in Sta Rita. village in Olongapo City, PAGASA said.

Similarly Olongapo has been placed under a state of calamity due to floods triggered by heavy rains since Sunday evening.

Typhoon Usagi passed the northern Philippines this weekend.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 23, 2013

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