Marikina river swells again

Posted at Aug 09 2012 07:10 AM | Updated as of Aug 09 2012 03:10 PM

Marikina river’s water level rose again overnight following continuous rains brought by the southwest monsoon.

Officials said the water level at the river was at 20.37 meters above sea level.

The water level rose to as high as 20.5 meters at 5 a.m., according to the city’s media affairs office.

Marikina Vice Mayor Jose Fabian Cadiz appealed for more relief goods for his constituents inside evacuation areas. – Umagang Kay Ganda, August 9 2012