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‘Red’ warning up in metro, 2 others

/ 07:13 AM September 19, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines–Due to incessant heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm “Mario”, the state weather bureau raised the red rainfall warning early Friday in Metro Manila and provinces of Rizal and Bulacan.

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In its latest bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said severe flooding would be experienced in these areas.

Orange rainfall warning remains up in Laguna.

Pagasa also raised the yellow warning alert in the provinces of Cavite, Batangas and Quezon, where flooding may be experienced in the low-lying areas‎.

A red rainfall warning means the rainfall amount is more than 30 millimeters and is expected in an hour. If it continues for three hours, 65 mm rainfall amount is expected.

Under the red rainfall warning, 15 to 30 millimeters of rainfall is expected in the next two hours. The yellow rainfall warning, meanwhile, means 7.5 to 15 mm of rainfall amount is expected within an hour.‎‎

‎Meanwhile, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains will be experienced in ‪Pampanga, ‪Nueva Ecija, ‪‎Zambales, ‪‎Bataan and ‎Tarlac within three hours.

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