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PAGASA: Heavy rainfall affecting parts of the Metro, nearby provinces

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Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Poloy De Leon | posted July 06, 2015 11:17

PAGASA issues heavy and intense rainfall advisories in Metro Manila

Metro Manila and other neighboring provinces will still be experiencing several downpours as the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recently issued a heavy rainfall warning that is being caused by a Southwest Monsoon in the wake of Tropical Storm Egay.

The CAMANAVA area (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela) along with Zambales and Bataan are now under the Orange Rainfall Warning. Intense rainfall (15-30 mm of rain) is expected to last up to 3 hours along with the possibility of flooding. The public is advised to be alert for the duration of the warning.

On the other hand, parts of Quezon City, Manila and the provinces of Bulacan and Pampanga have been issued a Yellow Rainfall Warning. Classified as heavy rainfall (7.5-15mm of rain), flooding is still expected especially in low lying areas while the deluge is expected to last up to 3 hours as well.

Other parts of Metro Manila along with nearby provinces of: Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal , Tarlac, Quezon and Nueva Ecija will only experience light to moderate rains though PAGASA still advices the people living in the area to be alert in case things take a turn for the worse.