LRT, MRT operational as Typhoon Ompong brings rain to Metro Manila
MANILA, Philippines – The 3 major train lines in Metro Manila were operational on Saturday, September 15, as Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) brought rains to Metro Manila.
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 announced on Twitter at 6 am Saturday that it is fully operational.
However, an hour later, the LRT1 experienced a power supply issue that limited its operations from Baclaran to Central stations and from Blumentritt to Roosevelt stations only.
UPDATE: as of 0800H, September 15, 2018. LRT-1 is operational from Baclaran Station to Central Station (NB/SB) and from Blumentritt Station to Roosevelt Station (NB/SB). Ingat sa Byahe!— LRT1 (@officialLRT1) September 15, 2018
In a special weather forecast, PAGASA said that Metro Manila must prepare for "rain with gusty winds." – Rappler.com
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