Residents near Luzon, E. Visayas rivers warned of possible flooding as water levels rise due to Ulysses

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 11 2020 06:20 PM | Updated as of Nov 11 2020 07:57 PM

Construction of flood walls along Marikina River still underway as the city commemorates the 10th anniversary of Typhoon Ondoy on September 26, 2019. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA (UPDATE) - State weather bureau PAGASA on Wednesday warned residents near major rivers in Luzon and Eastern Visayas to take precautionary measures as water levels rise due to Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco).

In an advisory released 3 p.m., PAGASA said the passing of Ulysses over the Luzon landmass may cause an increase in the water level in the upper and lower Marikina River, Pasig River, Tullahan River and their tributaries.

In anticipation of this scenario, PAGASA warned residents near those rivers, particularly in the following areas, to be on alert for possible flooding and rain-induced landslides:

Upper Marikina River:

  • Rodriguez
  • Antipolo
  • San Mateo
  • Quezon City
  • Marikina
  • Pasig

Lower Marikina River:

  • Pasig
  • Mandaluyong

Pasig River:

  • Quezon City
  • Mandaluyong
  • Manila

Tullahan River:

  • Quezon City
  • Caloocan
  • Malabon
  • Navotas
  • Valenzuela

Tributaries:

  • Mango River (Rodriguez)
  • Nangka River (Marikina, San Mateo, Antipolo)
  • San Juan River (Quezon City, San Juan, Manila)

PAGASA also warned of possible flooding in the Cagayan River basin, which may affect residents in Cagayan and Isabela.

Meanwhile, residents of flood-prone areas in the following regions are also warned:

Cordillera Administrative Region

  • Benguet (rivers and tributaries, particularly Upper Bauang)
  • Apayao (rivers and tributaries, particularly Upper Abulug and Upper Pamplona)
  • Ifugao (all rivers and tributaries)
  • Mountain Province (all rivers and tributaries)
  • Abra (rivers and tributaries, particularly Upper Abra, Tineg and Ikmin)
  • Kalinga (all rivers and tributaries)

Ilocos region

  • Ilocos Sur (rivers and tributaries, particularly Lower Abra, Silay-Sta.Maria and Buaya)
  • La Union (rivers and tributaries, particularly Amburayan, Baroro, Lower Bauang and Aringay)
  • Pangasinan (rivers and tributaries, particularly Balincaguing and Alaminos)
  • Ilocos Norte (rivers and tributaries, particularly Bulu, Banban, Bacarra-Vintar, Laoag and Quiaoit)

Bicol region

  • Masbate (rivers and tributaries, particularly Lanang, Mapayawan, Mandaon, Asid, Malbug, Guiom, Nainday, Daraga, Nauco (Aguada) and Baleno)
  • Camarines Norte (rivers and tributaries, particularly Labo and Daet Basud)
  • Camarines Sur (rivers and tributaries, particularly Lower Kilbay Catabangan, Ragay, Tinalmud, Tambang and Lagonoy)
  • Albay (rivers and tributaries, particularly Guinale and Upper Donsol)
  • Catanduanes (rivers and tributaries, particularly Cabuyan, Bato and Pajo)
  • Sorsogon (rivers and tributaries, particularly Lower Donsol, Ogod, Putiao, Cadacan, Banuang-Daan, Fabrica (Tugbugan) and Matnog)
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Heavy flooding at the boundary of Tiwi and Tabao in Albay province on November 11, 2020 due to Typhoon Ulysses. Vincent Go, ABS-CBN News

Central Luzon

  • Bataan (rivers and tributaries, particularly Balanga and Morong)
  • Zambales (rivers and tributaries, particularly Pamatawan, Sto. Tomas, Bucao, Bancal and Lawis)
  • Aurora (rivers and tributaries, particularly Casiguran, Aguang and Lower Umiray)
  • Tarlac (all rivers and tributaries)

Calabarzon

  • Cavite (rivers and tributaries, particularly Laboc (Balsahan), Cañas, Ylang-Ylang and Imus)
  • Quezon (rivers and tributaries, particularly Upper Umiray, Lower Bolbok (Lawaya), Malaking-Ilog, Iyam, Macalelon, Catanauan, Silongin Lagda, Pagsanjan, Yabahaan, Bigol, Guinhalinan, Vinas, Calauag, Pandanan, Sta. Lucia, Lugan Malaybalay, Maapon, Bucal (Lalangan), Lakayat, Tignoan, Agos, Anibawan (Polillo Island) and Upper Kilbay-Catabangan)
  • Batangas (rivers and tributaries, particularly Lian, Banabang-Molino, Pansipit, Kapumpong, Rosario-Lobo and Upper Bolbok (Lawaya)
  • Laguna (rivers and tributaries, particularly Pagsanjan, Pila-Sta. Cruz, San Juan and San Cristobal)
  • Rizal (rivers and tributaries, particularly Upper Marikina and Kaliwa)

Cagayan Valley

  • Cagayan (rivers and tributaries, particularly Linao, Lower Abulug, Lower Pamplona, Cabicungan, Aunugay, Baua, Palawig and Taboan)
  • Isabela (rivers and tributaries, particularly Dikayatan, Divilican and Palanan-Pinacanauan)
  • Nueva Vizcaya (all rivers and tributaries)
  • Quirino (all rivers and tributaries)

Mimaropa

  • Oriental Mindoro (rivers and tributaries, particularly Malaylay-Baco, Pulant Tubig, Mag-asawang Tubog, Butas, Pula, Agsalin, Bansud, Sumagui, Bongabong, Baroc, Bulalacao and Balete)
  • Occidental Mindoro (rivers and tributaries, particularly Abra de Ilog, Caguray, Labangan, Magbando, Lumintao, Anahawin, Monpong, Amnay, Pola, Pgbahan, Maburao and Ibod)
  • Marinduque (rivers and tributaries, particularly Tawiran-Tagum (Marinduque) and Boac)
  • Romblon (all rivers and its tributaries)

Eastern Visayas

  • Leyte (rivers and tributaries, particularly Sangputan, palo, Solano (Quilot), Daguitan Marabang, Cadac-an, Bongquirogon, Salug, Pagbangahan, Pagsangahan and Binahaan)
  • Northern Samar (rivers and tributaries, particularly Catarman, Bugko, Pambujan, Catubig, Palapag, Mawo and Gamay)
  • Eastern Samar (rivers and tributaries, particularly Oras, Dolores, Ulot, Taft, Borongan, Suribao, Llorente, Balangiga and Sulat)
  • Southern Leyte (rivers and tributaries, particularly Bisay, Himbangan and Pandan)
  • Biliran (all rivers and its tributaries)
  • Samar (rivers and tributaries, particularly Basey, Silanga, Calbiga and Jibatan)

PAGASA said people living near mountain slopes and in low lying areas of the above mentioned river systems are advised to be alert for possible flashfloods and landslides.

Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Central Luzon, Aurora, Catanduanes, Camarines Norte, as well as portions of Camarines Sur, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya were placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3 as Ulysses loomed closer to landfall.

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