Tropical Depression Maring: Closed roads, landslides in Luzon

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Tropical Depression Maring: Closed roads, landslides in Luzon
Some roads are closed to traffic due to heavy rain and landslides

LANDSLIDE. A landslide occurred in Lagonoy-Presentacion Road according to the situational report of Camarines Sur 3rd District Engineering Office. Photo by DPWH Region V RPIO Lucy Cataneda

MANILA, Philippines – Some roads in Luzon have been closed to traffic due to flooding and landslide that were caused by Tropical Depression Maring. (READ: #FloodPH Alert: Flooded areas outside Metro Manila September 12)

Maring made landfall in Mauban, Quezon at 9am, on Tuesday, September 12. (READ: Tropical Depression Maring crosses Laguna after hitting Quezon

Maring hit Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Central Luzon, Bicol, and the province of Pangasinan. (READ: Maring forces evacuation in Quezon, other parts of Luzon)

A landslide occurred along Lagonoy-Presentacion Road according to the Camarines Sur 3rd District Engineering Office.

Calauag National Highway in Quezon province is also not passable due to a landslide.

Another landslide occured in barangay Dambo, Panguil, Laguna. 

In the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), only one lane of the Abatan-Mankayan-Cervantes and Bakun roads is passable. There is light to heavy rain in CAR.

How to report disaster information

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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