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WB, AIIB commit P21 billion to manage Metro Manila floods

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RECURRING PROBLEM. In this file photo, residents of Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City, wade the knee-high flood in Veterans Village. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

This comes as the Metro Manila Flood Management Master Plan is expected to be fully implemented in 25 years

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 1, 2017) — Will modernizing pumping stations fix the problem of heavy flooding in the Metro Manila? Continue reading WB, AIIB commit P21 billion to manage Metro Manila floods

Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

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Image by Rappler.com

Erosion increases the amount of sediments at the Angat Dam, forcing Maynilad to reduce water production

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Water service provider Maynilad on Sunday, August 14, advised some residents of Metro Manila to stock up on water, after it was forced to reduce water production to remove sediments.  Continue reading Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

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

Metro Manila temperature hits new high this year with 37.7°C

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The hottest temperature was recorded at 1:50 pm on Sunday, April 17

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 17, 2016) – Metro Manila temperature hit a new high this year as state weather bureau PAGASA recorded the heat reached 37.7°C on Sunday afternoon, April 17.

Continue reading Metro Manila temperature hits new high this year with 37.7°C