Orange rainfall alert raised in NCR, other areas

Posted at 07/16/14 10:41 AM

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MANILA – An orange rainfall advisory was raised in Metro Manila and nearby provinces due to typhoon ''Glenda."

State weather bureau PAGASA, in an advisory issued at 9:30 a.m., said Metro Manila, Bataan, Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal experienced 15 to 30 millimeters of rains (4 to 8 gallons per square meter/hour) in the past hour.

PAGASA said this situation will continue until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Meanwhile, a yellow rainfall advisory was raised in Quezon Province.

Under the yellow alert, 7.5 to 15 millimeters of rains (2 gallons per square meter/hour) have been observed in the past hour and are expected to continue in the next two hours.