Flash downpour of rain floods streets and establishments in Metro Manila

Flash downpour of rain floods streets and establishments in Metro Manila

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Heavy rains on October 2, 2018 cause flooding in parts of Metro Manila, specifically EDSA, Quezon City, and Makati.Image from ABS-CBN News.

A sudden spell of heavy rainfall hit parts of Metro Manila on Tuesday afternoon, October 2. As a result, several thoroughfares were flooded and rendered impassable. Water levels rose to the point of breach for some establishments, including Farmers Plaza in Quezon City.

Videos documenting the flood incidents have begun circulating online as netizens posted updates on the dismal state of some areas, including collapsing ceilings in malls and floating plastic road barricades.

See the citizen reporting below:

Cherry Mae Bermas shares the effect of the thunderstorm on MOA, Pasay city. The mall’s ceiling partially collapsed as a result of the rain.

Netizen Daryl Valenzuela shared a photo and video set showing the state of Farmers Plaza, Cubao earlier this afternoon. Floodwaters entered the mall until the first floor.

The Metro Manila Development Authority released a flood warning guide to motorists by Tuesday afternoon, declaring as follows:

  • EDSA Santolan svc. rd. NB. Knee deep as of 2:58 pm. Not passable to all types of vehicle. MMDA on site.
  • EDSA Kamias NB. Gutter deep as of 2:42 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.
  • EDSA Ortigas svc. SB. Gutter deep  as of 2:42 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.
  • EDSA  Quezon Ave. Centris NB. Above gutter deep as of 2:42 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.
  • EDSA P. Tuazon tunnel NB/SB. Gutter deep as of 2:37 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.
  • EDSA Aurora Tunnel NB. Gutter deep as of 2:37 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.
  • EDSA Quezon Ave. JASMS NB. Gutter deep as of 2:25 p.m. Passable to all types of vehicle.

 




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