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LOOK: Edsa’s traffic situation from Magallanes Friday afternoon 

/ 04:52 PM December 21, 2018
LOOK: Edsa’s traffic situation from Magallanes Friday afternoon 

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MANILA, Philippines — Traffic on the northbound lane of Edsa was already at a standstill late Friday afternoon as Christmas rush is expected to reach its peak this weekend.

At only 4:00 p.m., vehicles going into Edsa from South Luzon Expressway can be seen already moving at a turtle’s pace from Magallanes MRT station.

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The southbound lane of the same area, however, was not as congested with traffic still moderately moving, as of this posting.

LOOK: Edsa’s traffic situation from Magallanes Friday afternoon 

Photo by Julie Grace Espinosa/INQUIRER.net

The MMDA on Thursday warned the public of a “carmageddon” this weekend in anticipation of the public’s last minute preparations for Christmas next week.

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“Yes, tama po ‘yun dahil last Friday na po ito nung holiday season, definitely nasa labas na po lahat ng tao diyan — yung mga huling hirit ng shopping, Christmas parties, etc,” MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said in an interview with dzMM when asked if the public should brace for a “carmaggedon” on Friday.

READ: MMDA urges public to prepare for heavy traffic on Friday, Dec. 21

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