Three detour bridges in the remote town of Busuanga in Palawan province have been washed out and destroyed by persistent heavy rains that began last week.
Washed out were the Sto. Niño Bridge, Bintuan Bridge and Balugo Bridge – all in the northern part of Busuanga, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) said Friday.
Officer of the MDRRMO, Gudy Aguilar said town residents now have to take the long route to get to their destinations.
She said heavy rains and strong winds have also prevented fishermen from going out to sea, raising fears that Busuanga might run out...