Flooding in the Philippines. Picture story

Kalumpit, the province of Bulacan. Thousands of people are now living on the roof or even homeless. This flood was not here the last 40 years. Streets turned into rivers. The mayor of the town said that about 26,000 families affected by the floods.

Flood is caused not only by the most rain, but also the "discovery" of the two dams in the neighborhood. Dam floodgates were opened in order to prevent a dam breach due to unusually high water levels.

As a result, additional streams flowed into densely populated areas. Center of the island of Luzon like continuous rice field — most flooded lowlands. Philippine Army, the Red Cross and other organizations for days worked to save people, reports pilipino.ru

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