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Project Noah, Marikina floods won’t reach Ondoy levels

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FLOODWATERS SUBSIDE. As of 10:06 pm, August 13, the water level in Marikina River goes down to 17.4 meters. Photo courtesy of the Marikina City Public Information Office

‘There is no truth in the statement that floods in Marikina will reach Ondoy levels. Project NOAH never said that’

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Don’t panic.

There is no truth to text rumors that the Marikina floods will reach Tropical Storm Ondoy levels, according to Project NOAH or Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards.  Continue reading Project Noah, Marikina floods won’t reach Ondoy levels

Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

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As of 8 pm, August 13, more than 2,000 families are evacuated from flood-prone areas

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2016) — Due to heavy rain, the water level of the Marikina River reached the 4th alarm on Saturday afternoon, August 13, prompting an evacuation of residents near the river.  Continue reading Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

La Mesa on red alert, Forced evacuation advised

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Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

As of 4 pm, Saturday, August 13, the water level in La Mesa Dam is just 10 centimeters short of the spilling level

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2016) — The La Mesa Dam is now on red alert due to continuous rain, and residents of surrounding areas have already been advised to evacuate, Manila Water said Saturday noon, August 13.  Continue reading La Mesa on red alert, Forced evacuation advised