Laoag under state of calamity amid floods brought by 'Ineng'

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 24 2019 01:34 PM | Updated as of Aug 24 2019 10:16 PM

MANILA - Laoag City has been placed under a state of calamity amid severe flooding brought by Tropical Storm Ineng, local officials said. 

Rains brought by the storm last spotted north of Basco, Batanes flooded rice fields, with muddy water overflowing from irrigation canals inundating roads. 

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A state of calamity has been declared in Laoag City due to flooding amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Ineng. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A tornado also lashed roofs of some five houses in Barangay 34-A Gabu, in Laoag City. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A tornado also lashed roofs of some five houses in Barangay 34-A Gabu, in Laoag City. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

A tornado also lashed roofs of some five houses in Barangay 34-A Gabu, in Laoag City. Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

Some cows also died after being carried away by flood waters. 

Cows died amid the flooding. Jay Suguitan


More details to follow. 

- Report from Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News