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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: APRIL 29, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 30 2019 12:14 AM

Hope for our water

A rainbow appears over Angat Dam as water level reached 179.97 masl on Sunday. The public is encouraged to conserve as water level in Angat dam, which provides 97% percent of Metro Manila's water supply, continues to drop due to intense heat. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Barefoot runner gets first gold of Palaro 2019

Defending champion Lheslie De Lima of Bicol Region wins again the 3000-meter run secondary girls barefoot to get the first gold at the Palarong Pambansa 2019 in Davao City on Monday. Around 15,000 to 20,000 elementary and high school students from around the country will compete during the weeklong Palarong Pambansa from April 27 to May 4 in Davao City. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Angat dam breaches critical level

A man navigates along shallow waters of the Matulid River, one of the major tributaries of the Angat Reservoir on Sunday. Water level in Angat Dam breached its critical level at 179.97 masl as recorded at 6AM on April 29. Water allocation for irrigation will be regulated starting May, giving priority to Metro Manila domestic use according to National Water Resources Board (NWRB). Gigie Cruz, ABS-CB News

Rescued puppy

Firefighters and paramedics give water to a rescued puppy from the Pacific Coast Plaza that caught fire in Parañaque on Monday. The fire which reached the general alarm at 12:39 pm was declared under control at around 2:35 pm, according to responding firefighters. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Arabian Travel Market

A woman draws on sand at the Philippine stand at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, UAE on Monday. The Philippines is keen to add more tourists to the country even as visitors continued to increase with a 5.9 percent growth in the first two months of 2019 compared to the same period last year. Satish Kumar, Reuters