Floods swamp 9 villages in North Cotabato

By Albashir Saiden, ABS-CBN News Central Mindanao

Posted at May 31 2014 05:03 PM | Updated as of Jun 01 2014 01:03 AM

KABACAN, NORTH COTABATO - Six villages in Kabacan and two in Pigcawayan in North Cotabato were submerged in floods due to heavy rains on Friday evening.

The affected villages in Kabacan were Kayaga, Dagupan, Kuyapon, Pataan, Katidtuan and Pedtad.

A school in Barangay Kayaga was also flooded, but the water quickly subsided.

In Barangay Manuangan in Pigcawayan town, an alternative road was temporarily used by motorists after water overflowed in the national highway.

The local government units in the said towns are still monitoring the possibility of flooding again if heavy rains continue.