Floods: At present many countries of the world are facing floods. A flood-like situation has arisen in the Philippines due to heavy rains. Due to which a lot of devastation is being seen. Thousands of people have been taken to a safe place.
Floods in Philippines
Philippines Flood News: Several days of torrential rains triggered by the monsoon in the Philippines caused flooding in many places on Saturday and at least one villager was killed (Flood Alert Philippines). Officials said that during the rescue operation, they had to struggle to ensure social distancing among the displaced civilians and prevent the rescue camps from becoming the epicenter of COVID-19.
About 15,000 people had to be evacuated at night in Marikina in the National Capital Region (Philippines Flood Affected Areas) after the water level in a large river rose. Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro, referring to the delta, the highly contagious form of the virus found in the country, said, “If there is no permanent solution to the floods, the situation will become very difficult in view of the danger of the delta nature.”
Man dies after tree falls on taxi
Meanwhile, police said one person was killed and two others injured when a tree fell on a taxi in Baguiu on Friday night. Heavy Rains Flood in northern Philippines has led to flooding of low-lying villages and landslides. Meteorologists said that due to the storm ‘In-fa’, the east coast of the country and Taiwan have received rain. This storm has now moved towards China.
Cargo boat capsized in strong waves
A cargo boat capsized on Saturday near a port in Pio Duran in the Philippines’ Albe province, and 10 crew members were rescued by police, firefighters and villagers. Apart from the Philippines, many European countries are also facing the havoc of floods at this time. In Belgium, floods caused by heavy rains caused destruction in many areas and cars were washed away in strong current. The floods particularly affected the Walloon Brabant and Namur provinces of the city of Brussels.
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