Six people have died and thousands became homeless due to floods in the northern Philippines. Heavy rains over the past one week have led to flooding in 18 towns and about 200 villages in the provinces of Isabela and Cagayan in northern Luzon island. According to reports, more than 30,000 families were displaced and ready crops were damaged by these floods. Rescue operation has been started in the affected areas and social workers are shifting the affected people to safer places.