Major flooding in northern Mindanao, Philippines

Extremely heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding across northern Mindanao. Seven people have died while thousands are homeless. Heavily affected areas include the provinces of Lanao del Sur (Marawi City, Ramain, Taraka, Kapai, Poona Bayabao, Maguing and Balabagan), Misamis Oriental (Tumpagon, Pigsag-an, Lumbia, Tuburan, Pagalungan, Sansimon, Iponan, Bulua, Pagatpat and Canitoan), Zamboanga del Norte, Cagayan De Oro, and Bohol (Tagbilaran City)

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to the affected areas should exercise caution since essential services, including transportation, may be severely disrupted.