Ompong dumps more than a month's worth of rain in Baguio, mayor says


Posted at Sep 17 2018 01:00 AM | Updated as of Sep 18 2018 03:42 PM

BAGUIO CITY -- Rains dumped by Typhoon Ompong in Baguio City on Saturday reached 760 millimeters, local officials said Sunday.

Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said this was more than a month's worth of rainfall as Baguio recorded 650 mm in August.

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Micaella Ilao, ABS-CBN News

Saturday's heavy downpour inundated the city and triggered landslides.

Ompong left 9 dead, 2 injured, and 8 missing in the city, according to records from the Police Regional Office-Cordillera. - with a report from Micaella Ilao, ABS-CBN News