Angat dam releases water

Posted at 11/25/11 5:28 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The National Power Corporation (Napocor) the operator of Angat Dam, issued a warning to residents in low-lying areas in Bulacan to seek higher ground or take precautionary measure as it released water Friday afternoon.

Napocor said the dam's water level has been rising due to recent rains caused by the northeast monsoon.

Residents living near waterways and riverbanks in the municipalities of Norzagaray, Angat, San Rafael, Bustos, Baliuag, Pulilan and Plaridel may be affected by the water discharge. -- ANC