Metro floods strand passengers

Posted at May 04 2012 09:07 AM | Updated as of May 04 2012 05:07 PM

Several passengers were stranded after rains flooded some parts of Metro Manila on Thursday night.

Gutter-deep floods submerged some parts of Quezon City and Manila, making it hard for passengers to get rides to their respective homes.

Weather bureau PAGASA said last night’s rains were isolated occurrences as the summer season has yet to end.

PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the hot weather during the day may have caused the localized thunderstorms.

“Bagamat may pagulan na pagyayari, nasa transition period pa rin tayo… Maari pa ring mangyayari [ang pag-ulan] sa mga susunod na araw,” Quitlong said.

Quitlong added isolated rains are expected to last for about half an hour only. – Umagang Kay Ganda, May 4 2012