Classes suspended as floods hit Cotabato City, Central Mindanao

October 19, 2017 - 8:07 AM
Flooding in Cotabato province. (photo by Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon)

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Classes have been suspended in Cotabato City and in several schools in Maguindanao and Cotabato provinces because of floods triggered  by incessant rains since Wednesday.

The city government has been closely monitoring the situation although there have been no reports of evacuations thus far, said Boy Rasalan, secretary to Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi.

Classes in the city have been suspended since Wednesday afternoon.