‘Maring’ Heavy Rains Strand Thousands in Bunawan Hiway in Davao City

Heavy monsoon rains brought by low pressure area due to tropical depression “Maring” struck in Davao City and its hinterlands Monday night one hour before midnight, resulting to more than waist-height heavy flood badly inundating the highway section at the city’s Bunawan area. The heavy rains poured in for more than an hour.

By dawn and early morning  the highway section was deeply submerged with flood waters from the northern hinterlands and nearby rivers,  cutting off the Bunawan highway section and stranding thousands of traveling motorists and commuters for at least four hours before the floodwaters started to subside.

This news is based on in various Facebook posts  of netizens.

bunawan flooding september 2017
(photo via Facebook-Rogelyn Caballes Fuerzas-Villaren)

 

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