A large part of Tandag City in Surigao del Sur was flooded this Sunday due to the incessant rains caused by Typhoon Auring.
The provincial government of Surigao del Sur has released aerial footage showing many areas in the city flooded.
“May binabantayan kami ngayon, mga internal barangays kasi iyan binabaha,” said Pimentel.
Those in the evacuation center have also been given food.
A resident also captured a video of a flood sweeping a house in Dawis, Tandag City.
In Marihatag town, it was difficult for the soldiers’ vehicles to pass through the roads due to the flood.
Soldiers would have assisted in rescue operations in other parts of the province.
In Lanuza, the Department of Public Works and Highways conducted a clearing operation on the road to Tandag City due to the landslide.
In Madrid, the water of the Carac-an river and the Piagawan River almost overflowed on the road.
There are also some barangay roads that are impassable due to the flooding, and some residents still do not want to evacuate.
Large parts of Tandag City flooded due to Typhoon Auring
The flood on the road in Barangay Cuyago in Jabonga town, Agusan del Norte also flooded this Sunday morning.
The land near Barangay Baleguian also collapsed.
In Misamis Oriental, 40-year-old Julius Bajao was swept away by a strong current when he was forced to cross a creek in the town of Medina on Friday night.
Even though it was stormy due to Typhoon Auring, the maritime police still carried out the search and rescue operation.
This Saturday, the local government of Tomas Oppus, Southern Leyte also conducted a pre-emptive evacuation.
Up to 9 families from Barangay Biasong were evacuated because the said area is in danger of landslides.
Families will remain in the evacuation center until Typhoon Auring makes landfall.
The barge’s trip to Camiguin Island from Misamis Oriental was suspended due to the typhoon.
Cargo truck passengers stranded at Balingoan Port in Misamis Oriental.