Heavy rains damage P5M worth of rice-A A +A
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Provincial agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan reported that about P5,337,000 worth of palay (rice) were damaged due to flashfloods in six localities in Negros Occidental.
The damages were reported in Ilog town, pegged at P168,000 worth of matured palays and P154,000 worth of palay in the reproductive stage.
Canadoni placed the damages at P280,000 for matured palay and P280,000 in reproductive stage, while Kabankalan placed the damages at P560,000.
Hinigaran incurred damages at P280,000 while Moises Padilla's palay damage was placed at P392,000, and in Cauayan the damage reached to P2,296,000.
Assessment is being conducted as to the damages in other crops and animals.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 08, 2013.