2 weeks 4,000 barangays threatened by flashfloods, landslides MB
More than 4,000 barangays are threatened by flashfloods and landslides as tropical depression “Ofel” barreled through Calabarzon (Region 4-A), Mimaropa (Region 4-B), and the Visayas Wednesday, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said. (UNSPLASH / MANILA BULLETIN) OCD spokesperson Mark Timbal said concerned local government units (LGUs) and government agencies in the affected areas were told to prepare their residents about the possible dangers of the tropical cyclone. “All LGUs and relevant government agencies had been forewarned previously of the LPA (low-pressure area) possibly turning into a storm. Per DENR-MGB (Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Mines and Geosciences Bureau), ... more