MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Maring has been affecting not only Metro Manila but also nearby provinces as it made its landfall on Tuesday, September 12.
Maring landed in the vicinity of Mauban, Quezon, at 9am, and was traversing the area of Metro Manila and Laguna according to the 11 am report by the state weather bureau PAGASA earlier. (READ: Tropical Depression Maring makes landfall in Quezon)
Most of the affected provinces were in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, and the province of Pangasinan.
6:16pm: A couple of buses were stranded in Calauag, Quezon due to landslide.
10am: Rescue operations were done in Barangay Sampaloc and Barangay Biñan in Pagsanjan, Laguna. Video courtesy of MDRRMC Pagsanjan.
The public can send photos and post status updates on their Facebook and Twitter accounts using the hashtag #FloodPH. The posts should be set to public.
Reports can also be sent via SMS to 2929 for Smart and Talk N' Text subscribers.
Sample Text: FLOODPH Quirino Roxas Blvd, along Taft Ave Southbound, Manila Gutter deep passable to vehicles.