January 11, 2013. According to the National Council for Disaster Reduction Philippines in Butuan City, located on the island Mindanao, announced a warning about flooding due to flood Agusan.
The water level in the river on Wednesday rose to two meters as a result of heavy rains. Authorities asked residents to observe extreme caution and fear of floods and landslides, and be prepared for a possible evacuation.
Fortunately, reports of casualties have been reported, the newspaper writes, "Sun Star". Floods affected more than 3 million people living in the regions of Davao and Sokssksargen.
As we reported earlier, on January 3, in the north-western Pacific Ocean, about 342 kilometers east of Mindanao, came the first tropical storm 2013 year. He got the name "Sonam", which in Korean means "pine".