Floods displace residents in Bataan

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 29) — The Philippine Coast Guard evacuated dozens of residents from barangays in Bataan Thursday due to floods caused by nonstop rains.

At least 70 people from Barangay Pag-asa in Bagac were moved to safer ground after floods reached waist-level.

They are temporarily staying at the Bernabe National High School, which is serving as an evacuation center.

Two families from Barangay Panilao, Pilar were also evacuated and were brought to the Pablo Roman National High School.

The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Hermosa shared images of the flooding in Barangay Almacen. 

"Anim na talampakan na ang taas ng tubig sa daan dahil sa baha na dulot ng Habagat," the office said.

[Translation: Flooding in roads reached six feet due to the monsoon rains.]

Flooding was also reported in Balanga.