25 families evacuate homes in Laoag


Posted at Aug 28 2011 04:10 PM | Updated as of Aug 29 2011 12:10 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-five families evacuated from Barangay 29 in Laoag City early Sunday morning as flood waters entered their homes.

The evacuees were taken to Plaridel Elementary School.

Aside from Barangay 29, some areas in Barangay 23 also experienced flooding.

Other areas in Dingras, Paoay and Solsona are also flooded.

Meanwhile, the flow of traffic is paralyzed in the national highway in Barangay Billoca in Batac City due to floods.

One person from Bacarra, Ilocos Norte was also reported missing. -- Report from Randy Menor, ABS-CBN News Ilocos