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Metro Manila Flood Update (24 June 2011)

update: this entry has been superseded by our 25 June 2011 Metro Manila flood update entry.

There have been widespread flooding again in Metro Manila.  @MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino speaking to @ANCALERTS reported that military trucks have been deployed to serve as rescue vehicles.  He also added that some roads in Malabon, near the Marikina river are impassable, but most thoroughfares are already passable.

Here’s a livestream of MMDA’s Traffic and Flooding report via their twitter:

These are some of those reports.

As of 2:30PM, AT Rio Jaacinto and Delpan – 13.7-inches.  In Abad Santos-Tayuman, 11.8-inches.  Quericada  has 9.8-inches.

Bambang recorded 9.8-inches while Tayuman from R. Avenue to Abad Santos is 9.8-inches.  Along Recto/R.Ave it is 11.8-inches.

By Tondo Medical hospital, flood was recorded at 13.7-inches.  R.Ave/Cavite – 11.8-inches. Moriones from Zamora to Juan Luna,  9.8-inches.

1:40 PM: Slight flooding at P. Tuazon tunnel. @MMDA flood control personnel on site to fix.

Gov. Pascual and Sitio Barangay Catmon has 10-inches deep, while Tinejeros has 30-inches.

1:35 PM: All gates of Manggahan floodway have been opened.

As of 1:04: SM Manila, at the back of Manila City Hall is gutter deep.  Macapagal Boulevard is gutter deep.  Malugay Ayala east bound is half tire.

12:54: Marcos Highway: Bakahan Manukan is 20-inches deep.

12:42 PM: Malugay Ayala is half tire deep.  EDSA Taft is gutter deep.  Southbound ALabang viaduct is 6-inches deep.

As of 12:35 PM – Maria Clara Banaue area is waist deep.  Araneta Avenue, Quezon Avenue is gutter deep.

Alabang Viaduct South Bound is 6-inches of water.

12:26 PM: In San Juan the following barangays are under 19-inches of water: Barangay Balung Bato, Barangay Salapan, Barangay San Perpekto, Barangay Rivera, Barangay Pogreso.