Flash flood hits villages in Ivisan, Roxas City

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 10 2019 07:07 AM

Flash flood hits villages in Ivisan, Roxas City 1
RMN Roxas

CAPIZ—Incessant rains triggered flash flood in Capiz province Tuesday afternoon, leaving several villages submerged in Ivisan town and Roxas City. 

Capiz Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Jing Pelaez said several vehicles were also stranded due to knee-high floods, forcing frustrated passengers to walk home.

No one was reported hurt in the flooding, he added. 

The provincial government mobilized emergency response teams to monitor the situation. The flash flood lasted for some 3 hours.—Report from Cherry Palma, ABS-CBN News