Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014

Flooding in Mindanao, Philippines claims 12 lives


Flooding in Mindanao region of Philippines has claimed lives of at least 12 people and displaced hundreds of families.

Flash flooding has claimed lives of at least nine people in Davao alone with affecting more than 8,500 families.

Low-pressure area (LPA) caused heavy rainfall and flooding in Mindanao, Philippines.

Landslides and flash flood/flooding

Seven landslides and five flash flood incidents have been reported by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in its 5 a.m. update, 13 January 2014.

Landslide incident

Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte
New Corella, Davao del Norte:
Tagum City, Davao del Norte
Cateel, Davao Oriental
Brgy. Sumili, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte
Brgy. Nuncia, Lanuza, Suriago del Sur
Magkono, Wilson, San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands

Flash flood/flooding incident

Mambajao, Camiguin
Davao del Norte
Compostela Valley
Veruela and Rosario, Agusan del Sur
Tubod, Surigao del Norte

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 12, 2014