Floods submerge parts of Metro Manila due to monsoon rains
MANILA, Philippines – Several areas in Metro Manila were flooded early Monday due to monsoon rains, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.
In a Twitter advisory, MMDA said the southbound lane of SM Sucat has been rendered impassable to all types of vehicles due to the waist-deep floodwaters in the area.
The opposite lane, on the other hand, was submerged in knee-deep floods, it said.
As of 7:36 a.m., Evacom was also recorded with waist-deep waters, while Moonwalk and Don Bosco both have knee-deep waters.
As of 7:34 a.m. the westbound lane of Quezon Avenue/Biak na Bato was not passable to light vehicles due to knee-deep floods.
D. Tuazon/ E. Rodriguez was meanwhile submerged in gutter deep waters.
As of 7:30 a.m., the northbound lanes of Aranta ERB-QC Avenue and Ma. Clara have gutter-deep floods.
Gutter-deep waters were also recorded at RMB Pureza, España Blumentritt and Rizal-Recto.
In Manila area, the road in front of Manila City Hall was impassable to light vehicles.
Taft Avenue going to Pasay was still passable, but floodwaters were also recorded in the area.
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94