Floods in Bay, Laguna show no signs of receding

Posted at 08/14/12 10:05 AM
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Floods in Bay, Laguna may last until December, officials warned.

Bay, a coastal town facing Laguna Lake, continues to suffer from rising floods even has rains have already stopped.

After a week since monsoon rains battered parts of Luzon, the province is facing yet another threat of flooding from tropical storm "Helen".

Officials said saturated soil and the high tide are factors that keep the flood water from quickly receding.

At least 2,000 families fled their homes and are now staying in schools.

Classes are held in shifting schedules to accommodate the students. - Umagang Kay Ganda, August 14 2012