MANILA -- Six people died in a landslide in Poblacion, Dinagat Island Monday morning.
According to Cagdianao police, the landslide happened at around 6:30 in the morning when a piece of land caved in in Purok 1 in Poblacion. Bodies were only recovered Monday afternoon.
Two people were also wounded in the landslide.
Another landslide was reported in the town of Basilisa, where hundreds of families were evacuated. No fatalities were reported in the town.
Weather bureau PAGASA said as of 4 p.m. today, a low pressure area (LPA) was spotted at 45 kilometers east of Dipolog City.
PAGASA said due to the LPA, Visayas and the regions of Northern Mindanao and Caraga will experience cloudy skies with moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flash floods and landslides.
Bicol region, MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) and the rest of Mindanao will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms.
Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be cloudy with isolated light rains. -- with a report from Edwin Sevidal, dzMM