Traffic buildup in major metro roads due to rains–MMDA

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09:42 AM August 6th, 2013

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August 6th, 2013 09:42 AM

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MANILA, Philippines — Traffic in major thoroughfares in Metro Manila started to build up Tuesday morning due to nonstop  rains brought by tropical depression “Kiko.”

As of 9:08 a.m., the flow of vehicles along C-5 and EDSA have been moderate to heavy, the Metro Manila Development Authority said on its official Twitter account.

Current traffic situation in the metro are as follows:

Moderate:

* EDSA northbound from Taft to Tramo, Megamall to Santolan, along Monte, Xavierville to Miriam

* EDSA southbound along Muñoz, North and Tramo

* C5 southbound lane along Kalayaan

Moderate to Heavy:

* C-5 northbound from Market! Market! to Bagong Ilog

* Greenmeadows to Eastwood, C-5 southbound from C.P. Garcia to Ateneo, Libis to Bagong Ilog

* EDSA southbound from Quezon Ave. to Buendia, EDSA northbound from Ayala to Reliance

Meanwhile, a vehicular  accident was reported in Mandaluyong putting the northbound lane of EDSA Reliance traffic at a standstill.

As of press time, there are no announcements of class suspensions.

All roads are passable. Julliane Love De Jesus

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