Second alarm level raised in Marikina


Posted at Aug 06 2012 08:02 AM | Updated as of Aug 06 2012 06:49 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Second alarm level was raised in Marikina City after the water level in Marikina River rose due to heavy rains.

Authorities said as of 4 a.m., the river’s water level was at 16.3 meters above sea level.

Forced evacuation will be implemented if the water level in the river reaches 18 meters.

Only public schools in Barangays Malanday, Tumana, Concepcion Uno and Nangka have suspended classes.