Floods Hit Metro Manila and Other Areas
The inclement weather condition brings heavy rains, which triggered flooding in Metro Manila and other areas.
Super Typhoon Goring lashes the country with violent winds and heavy rains. The adverse weather condition triggers flashfloods in numerous areas, displacing thousands of residents.
On Thursday morning (August 31, 2023), the heavy rainfall resulted in intense flooding in various parts of Metro Manila and nearby regions. The heavy downpour caused streets to be submerged and vehicles to become stranded, causing inconvenience and disruptions for residents.
A portion of Araneta Avenue in Quezon City experienced chest-deep flooding, making it impassable for some vehicles. Maria Clara Street corner Don Jose Street suffers from waist-deep flood.
Banawe Street corner N.S. Amoranto Street and Caliraya Road was submerged in a leg-deep flood. N.S. Amoranto Street near Sto. Domingo Avenue and Calamba Street also experienced flooding.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has released the list of areas affected by flood:
- Pedro Gil Street-Quirino Avenue NB
- España Boulevard-Lacson Avenue intersection
- España Boulevard corner M. Dela Fuente Street
- Pureza RMB WB
- V. Mapa- RMB WB
- Kalaw Avenue-Roxas Boulevard NB
- Andrews Avenue-Tramo Street
- N.S. Amoranto Street-Banawe Street northbound (NB) and southbound (SB)
- E. Rodriguez in front of Delos Santos Medical Center eastbound (EB) and westbound (WB)
- Quezon Avenue-Biak na Bato Street WB
- E.Rodriguez Avenue-Araneta Avenue
- G. Araneta Avenue corner Baloy Street
- Commonwealth Avenue-Tandang Sora Avenue WB
Around 30,000 families in Negros Occidental evacuated due to the floods. About 2,400 families in Bago City currently reside in evacuation centers.
Earlier this week, Typhoon Goring triggers flooding in various parts of the country
The students in Olongapo City failed to cross the road in Barangay Old Cabalan due to the severe flooding.
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