Heavy rains inundate Metro Manila areas

Published July 20, 2018, 10:56 AM

by AJ Siytangco

By the Philippines News Agency

Some areas of Metro Manila were flooded Friday morning due to heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical storm “Inday.”

Childrenwade the flooded street at Central Market due to heavy rains on Wednesday. (Jansen Romero / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
Children wade the flooded street at Central Market due to heavy rains on Wednesday. (Jansen Romero / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

In an advisory, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said flooding was reported in the following areas:

  • Roxas Boulevard-Buendia southbound – gutter deep (passable to all types of vehicles)
  • MIA Park N’ Fly along Domestic Road, Pasay City – gutter deep (passable to all types of vehicles)
  • MIA Road before Domestic westbound – half tire deep (not passable to light vehicles)
  • Tramo Andrews Avenue to Domestic Road – gutter deep (passable to light vehicles)

In its weather advisory as of 7 a.m., weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has raised a yellow rainfall warning over Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Zambales, Tarlac, and Nueva Ecija. Residents are advised to be on alert for flooding in low-lying areas.

 
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