#FloodPH Alert: Flooded areas in Metro Manila on September 12

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#FloodPH Alert: Flooded areas in Metro Manila on September 12
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MANILA, Philippines – Ahead of its landfall, Tropical Depression Maring is bringing moderate to heavy rain to the regions of Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Bicol, Calabarzon, and Mimaropa, as well as the province of Pangasinan.

Due to the heavy rain, classes were suspended in several cities and provinces on Tuesday, September 12. 

State weather bureau PAGASA earlier said it is expected to make landfall in the vicinity of Mauban, Quezon before 10 am.

Below are photos of the resulting flood from the rainfall on Tuesday. (READ: #FloodPH: Mga dapat gawin kapag bumaha):

As of 8:30 am: Gutter-deep flood at the corner of Quirino avenue and Taft avenue in Manila. 

 

8:45 am: Water has reached the roofs of houses along Gumamela St, Roxas District, Quezon City.


 

9 am: Marikina river water level also rose to 14.9 meters, according to the Marikina City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office

Meanwhile, below is a list of flooded areas in Metro Manila according to the Metro Manila Development Authority:

As of 5 am:

  • Taft Manila from PGH to U.N. Ave. NB/SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • EDSA Shrine NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • EDSA P.Tuazon NB/SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

5:10 am: EDSA Quezon Ave NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

5:30 am:

  • E. Rodriguez intersection. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • EDSA P. Tuazon Tunnel NB. Not passable to vehicles due to flooded lanes.

5:40 am:

  • EDSA Boni SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • C5 Eastwood SB/NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

5:56 am: E. Rodriguez Araneta Petron NB/SB. Knee deep. Not passable to light vehicles.

5:58 am: Commonwealth Winston SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:15 am: EDSA P. Tuazon Tunnel NB/SB. Knee deep. Not passable to light vehicles.

6:20 am:

  • EDSA MRT Taft Rotonda SB/NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • Balintawak A. Bonifacio SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:23 am:

  • SM Center Point. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • Araneta Maria Clara SB/NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:24 am: RMB Poreza EB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:28 am: C5 Ortigas Sevice Road SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:46 am:

  • UN Otis SB/NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.
  • Plaza Dilno SB/NB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:54 am: Quirino Pedro Gil EB/WB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

6:58 am: Quezon Ave. Biak na Bato WB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

7:29 am: Taft Kalaw. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

8:29 am: España Lacson WB. Not passable to light vehicles.

1:24 pm: Ortigas Flyover SB. Gutter deep. All lanes passable.

2:40 pm: 

  • EDSA Corinthian NB. Gutter deep.
  • Rizal R. Papa. Waist deep. Not passable to all types of vehicles. 
  • EDSA Muñoz Landers NB. Gutter deep.
  • E. Q. Ave. svc. rd. NB. Knee deep. Not passable to light vehicles.
  • EDSA Balintawak to NLEX Exit. Above gutter. 
  • EDSA Oliveros. Above gutter. 

4:30 pm:

  • EDSA Corinthian NB. Gutter deep.
  • Rizal R. Papa. Waist deep. Not passable to all types of vehicles. 
  • E. Rodriguez (Araneta). Knee deep. Not passable to light vehicles.
  • Maria Clara Araneta Ave. Knee deep.
  • España Blvd. / Antipolo to Maceda EB. Gutter deep.
  • España Blvd. / P. Noval to Lacson EB/WB. Knee deep. 

4:36 pm: Maria Clara Araneta. Chest deep. Not passable to all types of vehicles.

8:25 pm: 

  • Rizal R. Papa. Gutter deep.
  • España Blvd. / Antipolo to Maceda EB. Gutter deep.
  • España Blvd. / P. Noval to Lacson EB/WB. Gutter deep. 

The MMDA said flood has subsided in the following areas as of 8:25 pm:

  • EDSA Ortigas after F/O SB.
  • EDSA Santolan svc. rd. NB
  • EDSA P. Tuazon Tunnel NB/SB
  • EDSA Aurora Tunnel NB/SB
  • EDSA Muñoz Landers NB
  • E. Q. Ave svc. rd. NB
  • EDSA Balintawak to NLEX Exit
  • EDSA Oliveros
  • Roxas Blvd. Heritage to Libertad
  • Maria Clara, Araneta Ave.
  • Manila, Lacson Ave. Fajardo
  • Domestic Terminal 1
  • Andrews Ave.
  • Araneta Ave., Kaliraya to Victory
  • EDSA Corinthian NB

How to report floods

The public can send photos and post status updates on their Facebook and Twitter accounts using the hashtag #FloodPH. The posts should be set to public.

Reports can also be sent via SMS to 2929 for Smart and Talk N’ Text subscribers.

Text Format: FLOODPH <Street, Barangay, City> <Describe Flood>
Sample Text: FLOODPH Quirino Roxas Blvd, along Taft Ave Southbound, Manila Gutter deep passable to vehicles.

Flood reports can also be posted directly on the Agos map, powered by eBayanihan. Rappler’s MovePH team will monitor the map and alert the public and authorities. – Rappler.com

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