Cagayan flooded anew as amihan, LPA bring rains to Luzon | Inquirer News
Close  

Cagayan flooded anew as amihan, LPA bring rains to Luzon

/ 05:11 PM December 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Roads and residential areas in the province of Cagayan have been flooded again as the combined effects of the northeast monsoon and the low-pressure area (LPA) dumped rain over a huge part of Luzon.

Photos shared by the Cagayan provincial government’s Public Information Office (PIO) showed the flooded Annafunan East Provincial Road on Sunday afternoon, making it impassable for most vehicles.

ADVERTISEMENT

#AlertoCagayanoTIGNAN: Kasalukuyang sitwasyon ng pagbaha sa lugar ng Annafunan East Provincial Road.📸 Gerald Valdez

FEATURED STORIES

Posted by Cagayan Provincial Information Office on Saturday, December 26, 2020

The Cagayan PIO also reminded residents that one of Magat Dam’s floodgates was opened to prevent water levels from reaching the critical and spilling point.

As of 4:00 p.m., the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the LPA is located 40 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon.

Earlier, Pagasa said a huge part of the country, not only Luzon, will experience rain due to the northeast monsoon and the two LPAs.

/MUF

Click here for more weather related news.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Amihan, Cagayan, Cagayan Valley, Low pressure area, LPA, northeast monsoon, Pagasa, PAR, Philippine area of responsibility, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, Philippine news updates, rains, Weather
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.