MANILA, Philippines - The southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm "Maring" dumped heavy rains over Metro Manila on Sunday and caused flooding in some areas.
At 9 p.m. on Sunday, PAGASA issued a red rainfall advisory for Metro Manila, saying heavy rainfall was observed for the past three hours and may persist until the next three hours.
"Heavy to intense rains are affecting Metro Manila, #Bataan, #Zambales, #Bulacan, #Pampanga, #Tarlac, #NuevaEcija, #Rizal, #Cavite, #Laguna and #Batangas and most likely to continue for the next three hours," the state weather bureau said.
PAGASA said severe flooding is expected and that all are advised to take precautionary measures.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said seven to eight inches of floodwaters were reported on E. Rodriguez-Araneta Avenue in Quezon City and 27 inches of floodwaters on R. Papa Street in Manila.
Knee-deep floods were also reported on Maria Clara Biak na Bato, Gumamela St. Brgy. Roxas in Quezon City, Brgy. Tatalon Araneta Villa España, and Brgy. Sto. Domingo Biak na Bato Street.
Waist-deep flood was also reported on Brgy. Sto Domingo Maria Clara Street.