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Constant downpour floods some Davao City areas

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

DAVAO CITY - Several areas in this city were submerged Sunday morning in about waist-deep floodwaters when the Davao River overflowed after a constant downpour since Saturday afternoon.

Initial reports say that affected areas include barangays Matina, Maa, Bankerohan and Buhangin.

As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday rescue units from the local government are still facilitating evacuations of the affected residents to higher grounds.

 

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