Girl dies; rivers swell as
rains inundate NegOr
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
A teenager died of drowning in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental, yesterday as heavy rains caused some river waters to swell and floods the many parts of the province, due to the southwest monsoon and typhoon Glenda.
The victim was identified as Rubie Amadera, 17, of Barangay Amio in Sta. Catalina town, Adrian Sedillo, of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, said.
A report to the governor’s office said Amadera went swimming at the river in Amio yesterday morning when she, fell, and hit her head on a rock. Her body was found at around 9:15 a.m., he said.