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local gov’t orders forced evacuation in Bulacan

Residents in Bulacan forcibly evacuated due to flood and continues rain. *(Screen grabbed from internet)
Residents in Bulacan forcibly evacuated due to flood and continues rain. *(Screen grabbed from internet)

More than 900 families were forcibly evacuated from two municipalities in Bulacan due to continuous rains and flooding.

According to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, the towns of Meycauayan and Sta. Maria are submerged in flood water.

In Meycauayan, Bulacan residents living in Barangays Gasak, Langka, Malhacan, Zamora, Longos, Pandayan and Calvario were evacuated.

Five families from Brgy. Bagbaguin were evacuated to Sta. Maria as well.

Meanwhile, in Macabebe, Pampanga the flood hit barangay San Gabriel, Saplad Daviud, Castuli and Purok Malande, San Francisco Caduang Tete, Arabia and Champaca and San Isidro.

Prior to this, PAGASA announced that Typhoon Falcon exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) but rains will continue until Sunday.

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