Magat dam nears spilling level

Posted at 07/30/12 4:32 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The water level in Magat dam in Isabela has reached critical level, the state weather bureau said.

PAGASA said as of 2 p.m., the dam’s water level was at 189.95 meters, or .05 meter short of its spilling level of 190 meters.

The latest measurement showed an increase of .07 meter from 189.88 meters at 12 noon.

Magat dam is the main water reservoir for Isabela and Cagayan provinces.