102 families evacuated in San Juan

Posted at | Updated as of 09/16/12 2:21 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 102 families have been evacuated in San Juan due to rising flood waters brought by the inclement weather.

The evacuees were brought to the San Juan Gym after their homes were flooded with water more than 6 feet deep.

Most of the evacuees came from the seven heavily flooded barangays of Balong-Bato, Salapan, Batis, Kabayanan, San Perfecto, Rivera and Progreso.

Rescue operations in some of the affected barangays continue.

Authorities are also keeping a close watch on the San Juan River which has reached the critical level.