17 areas in Valenzuela flooded; city hall operations suspended | Inquirer News

17 areas in Valenzuela flooded; city hall operations suspended

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 11:45 AM July 17, 2018

Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian ordered the suspension of work at Valenzuela City Hall on Tuesday as heavy monsoon rain inundated many parts of the city.

“City hall operations will shut down 12 noon today (July 17). All employees will be asked to go home (by) 12 noon today. Due to weather and flooding,” Gatchalian said.


However, the city disaster and emergency response teams will remain operational, he noted.

As of 11 a.m., 17 areas in Valenzuela have been flooded:



– Valenzuela Cockpit

– Mac Arthur Highway corner T. Santiago

– PioVal


– Maysan Wiloil Creek



– PioVal Market (not passable to light vehicles)


– C. Santiago

– BDO Dalandanan, 3-4 inches

– G. Lazaro

– G. Lazaro corner I. Fernando (not passable to light vehicles)


– Polo 3S


– Valenzuela Cockpit

– Lee HongKong Mabolo

– M.H. Del Pilar corner F. Cuadra

– M.H. Del Pilar corner Tiwala

– M.H. Del Pilar corner Coloong

– M.H. Del Pilar corner Libo

– I. Fernando near Allied Care (not passable to light vehicles)

The prevailing southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Henry continued to dump more rain in Metro Manila and other nearby provinces. /kga

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