Sep 19, 2014

Online Resources for Marikenos on Typhoon Mario

With Typhoon Mario's amount of rainfall hugely affecting Marikina City, Mayor Del De Guzman declares the city in a state of calamity. Residents in surrounding areas of Marikina River were issued a force evacuation as standard protocol once Marikina River reaches critical level.  As of 5pm today, Adrian Ayalin reports current river level at 19.8 meters, which is above the 17 meter critical level.
Marikina river at 19.8 meters as of 5PM. pic.twitter.com/hXR8d9mdMn  — Adrian Ayalin (@adrianayalin) September 19, 2014


The sudden flash floods experienced prompted some Marikenos to compare Typhoon Mario with 2009 Typhoon Ondoy.  PAGASA recorded 268 mm of rainfall in the past 12 hours as compared to Typhoon Ondoy's 455 mm in a 24 hour time frame and notes that their forecast shows that Typhoon Mario will not likely achieve the same amount.

To assist Marikenos, here are some online resources available:

 Evacuation centers where families have been relocated due to TS Mario.
(Resource: DSWD/PCDSPO)

Other city announcements:

  • Mayor Del announces the suspension of classes in all levels for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Marikina.

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