LOOK: Flash flood wrecks houses in Zambo del Norte

Chrisel Almonia, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 30 2019 02:32 PM

A house sustained major damage after a flash flood hit Barangay Dela Paz in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte on July 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Liloy.

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Two houses were damaged as flash flood caused by torrential rains swept a portion of Barangay Dela Paz in the town of Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte Sunday.

In a report from Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Liloy, two families were affected by the flood but there were no injuries or casualties recorded.

Barangay Kayok and Barangay Timan in Liloy also experienced flooding.

Ralph Emmanuel Naong of LDRRMO-Liloy said creeks overflowed and caused flash floods in these areas.

Pagasa Zamboanga Station weather observer Maricar Robles said localized thunderstorms caused the heavy downpour in the Zamboanga Peninsula.