2 missing, 250 residents evacuated from massive floods in Sultan Kudarat

Sultan Kudarat
Sultan Kudarat

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Authorities are continuing their search and rescue operation on the two people who are currently missing after flooding in Poblacion, Palembang, Sultan Kudarat.

According to Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Jenel Tuanado, heavy rains last night caused floodwaters to overflow into the river.

As a result, about 250 households were flooded, of which 35 were washed away.

According to Tuanado, the floodwaters in the moderate areas of Poblacion have exceeded two meters.

The official added that the area is now isolated after the bridge was cut.

So far, the rescued residents are in the evacuation centers, most of whom have only brought their blankets.

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