Purok 4 Pigcarangan Tubod, Lanao del Norte – Constant rain due to low pressure area flooded the areas of the province, the highways affected by flood and landslides has made it unsafe for light vehicles to pass, the provincial government and PNP secured a lifeline in the area for tricycles and people for they are unable to go pass the road because of the water overflowing the creek for the reason that the vegetation from the upper area has been carried away by the current that blocked the waterway.
Almost 40 houses have been affected by the flooding in Purok 4 Pigcarangan alone, traffic has made it near impossible to get from Kolambugan to Tubod, Landslides have been occuring along the roads towards Mukas Port in barangays Tabigue, Manga and Masurot of Kolambugan that worsen the traffic in the area, a posts in barangay Segapod Maigo has fallen down due to the rain softening the soil.
Suspension of classes has been declared on most municipalities that were affected heavily by the heavy rainfall 18 families in Lala have been evacuated and 70 more expecting evacuation for a possible river flow in Butadon River.
The PDRRMC along with MDRRMC led the clearing operations on Kolambugan, Manga and Tabigue they commissioned Back-hoes, Dump trucks and deployed PGLDN Search and Rescue teams on flooded areas and used 4×4 trucks and large vehicles to safely transfer stranded people in Poblacion Crossing.
And by evening around 6:00 pm the road from Tubod to Iligan is now passable and cleared for transport the vigilance of the PDRRMC and constant communication with the help of Emergency Response Teams has been a huge factor in preventing any loss of lives, though many injuries have been reported it is safe to say that their quick response of the disaster has played a vital role in preventing any more damages. PIO-LDN