Downpour topples 2 electric posts, cuts power in Sta. Rosa City
SAN PEDRO CITY –– Heavy rains on Wednesday afternoon toppled two electric posts, cutting power supply in the city proper of Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
Lt. Col. Eugene Orate, Sta. Rosa City police chief, said in a phone interview that no one was reported injured, although photos of the scene shared by netizens showed a motorcycle covered with electric wires from a toppled post on the road.
Orate said the posts fell around 2:45 p.m. both in Barangay Malusak, where the city hall was located nearby.
As of 4 p.m., he said power remained out.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration issued a thunderstorm advisory with heavy to intense rain showers in Metro Manila, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon, and Bataan./lzb
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