CALUMPIT, Bulacan — The provincial government suspended on Monday, November 16, classes in both private and public due to flooding and power interruption.

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The Banaban bridge and Baybay bridge in Angat, Bulacan damaged by strong winds of Typhoon Ulysses. (Freddie Velez / MANILA BULLETIN)

Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) head Liz Mungcal said that 29 villages of this town and some areas in Hagonoy are still inundated in floodwaters.Barangays Balungao, Calizon, and Bulusan are not passable to all types of vehicles as well as the villages of Palapat and San Juan in Hagonoy. 

Typhoon Ulysses also destroyed seven bridges in Bulacan including the Banaban bridge and Baybay bridge in Angat which is a major artery in transporting produce from Barangay Laog.

Still affected by the power interruption are all barangays in Dona Remedios Trinidad; Bustos, and Angat, 13 barangays in Norzagaray; five barangays in the City of Meycauayan; 21 villages in the City of San Jose Del Monte; eight barangays in Sta. Maria; seven barangays in Pulilan; 14 barangays in Plaridel, and different areas in Paombong.  Governor Daniel R. Fernando, also the chairman of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC), and the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office headed by Rowena Joson-Tiongson are overseeing  response efforts through rescue and relief operations in the areas that were affected by the back floods induced by Typhoon Ulysses.

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