IN PHOTOS: 'Vinta' inundates parts of Mindanao

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 22 2017 08:27 PM | Updated as of Dec 22 2017 09:17 PM

MANILA- Hundreds of homes in parts of Mindanao have been inundated due to heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression "Vinta."

Thousands have fled their homes to seek shelter on higher ground out of fear of possible landslides and floods.

Below are some scenes of flooding caused by the storm:

A house in Asuncion, Davao del Norte is submerged in neck-deep floodwaters. Paul Palacio, ABS-CBN News

Residents in Asuncion, Davao del Norte were forced to evacuate as floodwaters reached past their heads. Paul Palacio, ABS-CBN News

Rescuers help trapped residents in Barangay Carmen, Cagayan de Oro. PJ dela Pena, ABS-CBN News

Rescuers help trapped residents in Barangay Carmen, Cagayan de Oro. PJ Dela Peña, ABS-CBN News

Rescuers in Zone 2, Barangay Cugman help residents wading floodwaters. Cris Angelo Andrade, ABS-CBN News

The Acasia-Carmen Rotunda in Cagayan de Oro City is submerged following the devastation caused by Tropical Depression "Vinta." Photo courtesy of Cagayan de Oro City Facebook page

The Acasia-Carmen Rotunda in Cagayan de Oro City is submerged following the devastation caused by Tropical Depression "Vinta." Photo courtesy of Cagayan de Oro City Facebook page

Heavy rains have caused flooding in the fields in Aborlan, Palawan. Ronnie Rex Degamo Ruta, ABS-CBN News

Locals brave the flood in Purok 8, Bangonon, Compostela Valley. Bayan Patroller Xybel Maguilang

A house is submerged in floodwaters in Purok 8, Bangonon, Compostela Valley. Bayan Patroller Xybel Maguilang