Rain leaves several areas in Muntinlupa flooded
Several areas in Muntinlupa were inundated as the southwest monsoon or “habagat,” enhanced by Typhoon “Fabian,” continued to dump rains in Metro Manila and other parts of the country, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) identified five areas in Muntinlupa which experienced flooding on Thursday.
These are the Biazon Road, Aplaya and Sto. Nino Pantalan areas in Brgy. Poblacion, and Purok 1 and Purok 6 in Brgy. Bayanan.
Low-lying areas in Muntinlupa including those along the Laguna Lake experienced flash floods brought by continuous rains.
According to a report by the Muntinlupa City Department of Disaster Resilience and Management (MCDDRM) headed by Erwin Alfonso, seven families were evacuated in Brgy. Putatan.
The Biazon Road, which is now being used by residents of Southville 3 housing project in Brgy. Poblacion to go to the city proper, became impassable as one part of it became flooded Thursday.
Barangay Poblacion used dump trucks to help people cross the flooded area. Personnel from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were called by Rep. Ruffy Biazon to help in clearing up the road. As of this writing, the Biazon Road is now passable although there is still flooding in the area.
Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has instructed city officials to continue monitoring situations in barangays.
Amid the heavy rains Thursday, two fires broke out in Muntinlupa. Fire hit a home in Zone 4 Sitio Pagkakaisa in Brgy. Sucat and another house in Ridgeview 2 in Victoria Homes, Brgy. Tunasan.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) made a forecast of heavy rainfall in Metro Manila on Friday due to the southwest monsoon.
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