Typhoon Floods Manila

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20 Aug 2013 08:00

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Typhoon Trami intensified further and picked up with maximum speed of 95 kph near the center and gustiness at 120 kph and it continues to heighten the effects of southwest monsoon that may last until Thursday.

Based on the PAGASA’s three-day rainfall data, the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon has dumped about 300 millimeters (mm) of rains.

Streets in low areas in Metro Manila are flooded. Financial offices, restaurants, schools and government offices are closed due to flooding.

There are 7 people dead as of this writing due to this disaster.

People living near Marikina River are required for force evacuation due to the river was on alert level 4 due to continuous raining.

Residents near La Mesa dam and Tulyahan River in Quezon City are required to evacuate due to the rising level of waters.

SCTEX Bridge along Pasig, Potrero collapse due to the raging waters.

As of 4:55 p.m, local governments of the following areas affected by floods amid enhanced monsoon rains have declared state of calamity:

METRO MANILA
-Muntinlupa -Pateros -Paranaque

PROVINCES
-Rizal: Taytay, San Mateo -Bataan -Pampanga (entire province) -Cavite (entire province) -Ilocos Sur: Narvacan -Laguna: Biñan, Cabuyao, San Pedro, Calamba, Sta Rosa, Bae, Sta Maria and Los Baños

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

People who are trapped at the flooding in Espana Blvd. walks at the middle of the street which is elevated to avoid the deep waters.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A cat trapped in the flood waters climbs a tree to save itself from the raging waters.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

Heavy and non-stop rains brought by Typhoon Trami and southwest monsoon caused flooding in the Luzon island of the Philippines.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (1 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

Almost two kilometers stretch of flood in Espana Blvd. in Manila.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (2 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A convenience store in Morayta, manila is opened despite of flooding and waters had penetrated it's store.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (3 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

Men picking up floating garbage in the flood waters that devastated Espana Blvd. in Manila.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (4 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A woman picking up floating garbage in the flood waters that devastated Espana Blvd. in Manila.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (5 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A horse calesh traversing the flooded Espana Blvd. cor Lacson St. in Manila.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (7 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A makeshift bridge is built to help people pass thru the flooded street in Manila.

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Flooding due to Typhoon Trami (8 of 8)
Manila, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
20 Aug 2013

A woman picking up floating garbage in the flood waters that devastated Espana Blvd. in Manila.