by: flor jackson
Naval, Biliran (November 20) â€“ Despite of the continuous heavy rains that affected the entire province of Biliran as a result of the low pressure area that was spotted in the Mindanao areas and was developed into a tropical depression named â€œLandoâ€, the circumferential road of the province remains passable as of this time.
This was disclosed by Engr. Benefredo Elatico, Asst. District Engineer of the Biliran Engineering District in a telephone interview with the Philippine Information Agency, Biliran Provincial Information Center today.
He informed that as of now, their office has not received yet any reports of damage to infrastructures as a result of the heavy rains being experienced in the area.
However, he said, it cannot be avoided that in situations like this where rains continue to pour for several days, slight damages are likely to happen such as the washing away of the road surfacing and the clogging up of waterways and canals. Because of this, Engr. Elatico said, they dispatched some of their engineers and workers who are in-charge of the road network maintenance to conduct a round of inspection of the Biliran circumferential road especially the uncemented portion and render a report immediately upon return from field inspection. Continue reading “Biliran roads remain passable despite continuous rains”