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Metro flooded due to heavy rains brought by ‘Isang’


09:13 PM July 16th, 2013

By: Jamie Marie Elona, July 16th, 2013 09:13 PM

MANILA, Philippines—Several areas in Metro Manila were flooded Tuesday evening following the sudden downpour caused by tropical depression “Isang”.

Jude Trinidad of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority-Flood Control Unit said a waist-deep flood was recorded on R. Papa Street in Manila past 8 p.m., while gutter-deep floods were seen at the northbound lane of Edsa-MCU in Caloocan City and C5 Kalayaan towards Market! Market! in Taguig City.

A six-inch flood on the other hand was observed at the northbound lane of Edsa-De Jesus.

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