Monday, August 6, 2012

PAGASA issues red alert in Metro Manila

Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) issued Red Alert Warning signal tonight, August 6, 2012 in Metro Manila.

According to the their twitter post, “An accumulated rainfall of 83.5mm was recorded over QC and 63.5mm over Marikina for the past 3hrs. Heavy to intense (10.0 to 30.0 mm/hr) rainfall over the rest of Metro Manila.”

In addition occasional Heavy to Intense (10.0 to 30.0 mm/hr) rainfall is expected over Metro Manila and most likely to continue for the next 3 hours.

Red Warning signal means “EVACUATION” from the affected area to a safer place. So the post advised residents in high risk areas are advised to take precautionary measures and MONITOR the weather condition and WATCH OUT for the next warning.

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