La Mesa Dam on red alert; residents near Tullahan told to evacuate

Bianca Dava, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 29 2016 01:35 AM

La Mesa Dam

MANILA - Residents living near the Tullahan River were advised to evacuate Wednesday night after La Mesa Dam in Quezon City was placed on red alert.

According to La Mesa Dam engineer Teddy Angeles, the water level at the dam was 79.90 meters as of 11:30 p.m.

La Mesa Dam's spilling level is at 80.15 meters.

Among the areas affected are barangays in Novaliches, Quezon City, Navotas, and Malabon which are all near the Tullahan River.