Magat Dam - updates

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Magat Dam breaches spilling level

Oct 31, 2018 - 4:40 PM

With the continuous release of water from the Magat Dam as of Wednesday, October 31, authorities advise evacuees not to return home just yet

SUBMERGED. Several buildings in low-lying areas in Tuguegarao City are submerged by floodwaters from the swollen Pinacanauan River. Photo from the Tuguegarao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office

Swollen rivers threaten Isabela, Cagayan with flash floods

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:53 PM

Magat Dam continues to release water from its reservoir, triggering floods

Rescuers look for trapped residents in Barangay Nuesa in Roxas, Isabela as the river continues to rise. Photo courtesy of Boyet Dalog II

3 dams release water due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 2:43 AM

(UPDATED) As of September 15, the gates of Ambuklao, Binga, and Magat dams are opened to release water, but there is no threat of flooding

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Cagayan, Isabela residents warned of higher floods

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The warning is issued as Magat Dam releases more water with its 7 spillway gates opened as of 7 pm on Sunday October 16

FLOOD WARNING. Residents in Cagayan Valley region are warned of possible flashfloods due to the continuous release of water in Magat Dam. Photo from Wikipedia

'NIA, not Aboitiz, to blame for Cagayan Valley floods'

Jan 04, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The irrigation agency is facing legal action over the release of water from Magat Dam which caused flooding

SUBMERGED. Flood waters submerge a low-lying area of Tuguegarao City. Photo by Maila Que

Cagayan priest to sue Magat Dam operator over floods

Dec 22, 2015 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED The priest says that when SN Aboitiz Power Group released water from Magat Dam at the height of Typhoon Nona Melor it caused head high floods and damaged crops

3 dams in Luzon open gates to release excess water

Dec 17, 2015 - 11:06 PM

Nona continues to bring heavy to moderate rains in Luzon on Thursday December 17 as it weakens to a tropical depression

Typhoon Lando brings needed water to Luzon dams

Oct 19, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Government is closely monitoring Angat Dam in Bulacan and Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija

TYPHOON LANDO. Government is closely monitoring the water level of Angat Dam in Bulacan. File photo from Wikipedia

Isabela, Cagayan brace for Typhoon Lando

Oct 17, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Both provinces have evacuated hundreds of families in landslide prone and coastal areas

Volunteer responders evacuate families along the Pinacanauan River in San Mariano, Isabela on Saturday, October 17. Photo from RACER-Cagayan Valley

Cagayan Valley on red alert for Typhoon Dodong

May 09, 2015 - 3:48 PM

Typhoon Dodong’s heavy to intense rain may cause Cagayan River floods in Tuguegarao City and across the towns of Enrile Amulung Alcala and Aparri