MANILA - Several areas in Metro Manila and nearby provinces were flooded Wednesday night due to heavy rains.
State weather bureau PAGASA released its first thunderstorm advisory for Metro Manila and nearby provinces at 6:00 p.m.
As of posting, a thunderstorm was affecting Marikina, Pasig, Makati, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Quezon City in Metro Manila. Rizal, Laguna, and Batangas were also affected.
PAGASA said the thunderstorm may persist for 2 hours.
As of 6:50 p.m., the flood in Katipunan Aurora Blvd., Quezon City was above gutter deep and not passable to light vehicles, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.