FLOOD ALERT: List of flooded areas on July 17, 2018

12:55 PM July 17, 2018

Streets in Barangay Del Monte, Quezon City were flooded on Tuesday due to heavy rain brought by tropical storm Henry. /PHOTO: Jam Sta. Rosa, INQUIRER

Updated 7:40 p.m.

Heavy rainfall caused by southwest monsoon or habagat and tropical storm Henry flooded caused flooding in several areas on Tuesday.


The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Henry has already exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility but the southwest monsoon will continue to bring rains over Metro Manila and other parts of the country.

Not only Metro Manila has been affected by flooding on Tuesday. Several roads in the province of Bulacan have been affected by floods, according to to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region III office.

A post from the DPWH said that segments of the MacArthur Highway or the Manila North Road in Marilao and Meycauayan have been flooded since 1:30 p.m.

Please keep refreshing this page for updates.

Streets in Banga, Meycauayan were submerged in 10 inch-high floodwaters. /PHOTO Courtesy of DPWH




(1) Part of the highway near Lias Road in front of SM City Marilao: Floodwaters reached 16 inches; not passable to light vehicles

(2) Banga, Meycauayan: Floodwaters 12 inches high; not passable to light vehicles

(3) Marilao, near Abangan Sur: Flooded but passable to all vehicles

(4) Bigte-Ipo Dam Road in the boundary of the National Capital Region and Bulacan in San Jose Del Monte: Floodwaters eight inches deep floodwaters; still passable to all vehicles


(1) Barangay del Monte: Waist-deep; not passable to vehicles (as of 12:40 p.m.)

(2) EDSA Cubao-Aurora tunnel (Northbound/Southbound): Gutter deep; passable to all types of vehicles (as of 7:33 p.m.)

(3) E. Rodriguez (in front of Delos Santos Medical Center; Southbound/Northbound): Knee deep; not passable to all types of vehicles (as of 9:15 a.m.)

(4) Araneta Ave. Victory: Passable to all vehicles (as of 5:00 p.m.)

(5) Araneta Maria Clara: Passable to all vehicles (as of 4:44 p.m.)

(6) Araneta Talayan: Passable to all vehicles (as of 5:00 p.m.)

(7)  Quezon Ave. D. Tuazon (Westbound): Gutter deep; passable to all types of vehicles (as of 6:53 p.m.)


(1) MacArthur Highway (in front of Fatima College): Tire deep; not passable to light vehicles (as of 9:38 a.m.)


(1) Marikina River: 14.5 meters (as of 12:35 p.m.)

READ: Marikina River rises to 15 meters; first alarm raised

WATCH: Live feed of the Marikina River water level 

— With Cathrine Gonzales, Gabriel Pabico Lalu/


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