Traffic build-up on Edsa due to rain--MMDA | Inquirer News

Traffic build-up on Edsa due to rain–MMDA

/ 09:37 AM October 03, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—Several points along the stretch of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) were flooded Wednesday morning due to a sudden downpour brought about by Tropical Storm “Marce,” the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.

In a Twitter advisory, MMDA said the southbound lanes of Taft Avenue; Zamora; Ortigas; Highway 54; P. Tuazon Tunnel; and the northbound lane of Megamall, have gutter deep floods.

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As a result, MMDA Metrobase officer Emma Loristo said traffic was building up along the entire 23.8 kilometer stretch of the busy thoroughfare.

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