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WATCH: Flood Rescue in Caraga as Auring Dumps Heavy Rains

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An elderly woman is rescued from floods in Caraga Region spawned by Tropical Storm Auring (Dujuan) in this photo released on Feb. 21, 2021 by the Philippine Army's 4th Infantry "Diamond" Division.
Photo/s: Facebook/Philippine Army 4th Infantry 'Diamond' Division

Philippine Army troops rescued residents trapped in their homes as Tropical Storm Auring (Dujuan) inundated the Caraga region on Sunday, authorities said.

At least 50,000 people were evacuated ahead of Auring's landfall on Monday and millions others on its path were warned of further flooding and possible landslides.


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At 4 p.m. Sunday, Auring was spotted 355 kilometers east of Surigao City, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kph with 80 kph gusts. It could make landfall in the Dinagat Islands-Eastern Samar area on Monday morning, PAGASA said.

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