A residential area in Macabebe, Pampanga remains inundated.
PAMPANGA, Philippines – Five towns in Pampanga province remain flooded as the enhanced southwest monsoon continues to batter most parts of Luzon.
Heavy downpour in recent days has caused high tide and overflowing in Pampanga river which submerged the towns of Macabebe, Masantol, Bacolor, San Fernando and San Simon.
Some flooded barangays in the five municipalities are as follow:
Barangay Sta. Lucia (San Fernando) – knee deep
Barangay Tenejeros (Bacolor) – waist deep
Barangay Sta Rita (Macabebe) – knee to waist deep
Barangay San Francisco (Macabebe) – knee to waist deep
Barangay San Jose (Macabebe) – knee to waist deep
Barangay San Esteban (Macabebe) – knee to waist deep
Barangay Sta. Lucia (Masantol) – waist deep; not passable to light vehicles
NLEX (San Simon) – over 2ft high
Camp Olivas (San Fernando) – Knee deep
Meanwhile, the provincial government is monitoring the situations in major dikes in Barangay Bagang, Cambasi, Nigui, Palimpe, Sagrada and Sta. Cruz due to reports that cracks were seen after the Pampanga river burst its banks. – Leslie Huidem / Marje Pelayo