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MANILA, Philippines – Heavy rains have been pouring non-stop over parts of Metro Manila on Friday, September 19, because of the combined effect of the southwest monsoon and Tropical Storm Mario (Fung-Wong), causing extensive flooding.
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday afternoon posted on its Twitter account a list of flooded areas in Metro Manila.
(As of 7:48 pm)
FLOOD UPDATES: As of 6:17 PM,Ortigas Junction - not passable, IMELDA and Robinson metro east - not passable to all types of vehicles #mmda — Official MMDA (@MMDA) September 19, 2014
Residents in Metro Manila, Bataan, Zambales, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, Cavite, Batangas are warned of serious flooding as PAGASA raised red rainfall warning on Friday 3 pm.
Meanwhile, MMDA said both directions of C5 and EDSA are passable:
ADVISORY: EDSA and C5 both directions are passable to all types of vehicles. #mmda — Official MMDA (@MMDA) September 19, 2014
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