La Mesa dam reaches spilling level

Posted at 08/06/2012 8:01 AM | Updated as of 08/06/2012 10:49 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The gateless La Mesa dam in Quezon City has reached its spilling level on Monday following a night of heavy rains, latest data from the state weather bureau showed.

As of 6 a.m., PAGASA said water level at La Mesa dam was already at its spilling level of 80.15 meters.

Residents of Barangays North Fairview, Sta. Lucia, Fairview, Novaliches Proper, Capri, Nagkaisang Nayon, Gulod, Bagbag and San Bartolome were told to evacuate.

PAGASA said Ambuklao, Binga and San Roque dams were also releasing water as of 6 a.m.