Worst rainfall in Metro Manila

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 26 2009 06:25 PM | Updated as of Sep 27 2009 07:20 AM

MANILA - Metro Manila experienced its worst rainfall in recorded history on Saturday morning, according to a dzMM report.

Quoting reports from the weather bureau, PAGASA, dzMM reporter Dexter Ganibe said Metro Manila received 341 millimeters of rain in just 6 hours, 6 am to 12 noon on Saturday.

The previous worst rainfall in Metro Manila was 334 millimeters in 24 hours recorded in June 7, 1967, the report said.

DZMM also said authorities have released water from Angat Dam after it reached critical levels. -- report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM