Massive Flooding Hit Metro Manila and nearby Provinces

Friday, August 10, 2012

According to the latest update on Yahoo News, heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon has so far left 49 people dead, 26 of which are from Metro Manila, as most cities and provinces remain submerged in heavy floods.

States of calamity have been declared in Marikina, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, Muntinlupa, San Juan, Pasig, Pasay, Caloocan and Pateros in Metro Manila; in the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Pampanga, Olongapo City and Zambales in Region III; Laguna in Region IV-A; and in the Palawan municipalities of Culion, El Nido and Linacapan in Region IV-B

Classes have been suspended since Monday, and we have no work for two days and I even extended another day just to finish my laundry and help my husband in cleaning the house.  Though, our was flooded, we're still fortunate that the floodwater did not enter our house. Our problem was the leaks from the roof and walls. The hampers containing the laundry got wet, so I have to wash them immediately to prevent molds from accumulating. 

My husband braved the flooded streets last Tuesday just to attend the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS), a requirement for Filipinos who are planning to work or settle overseas. He walked in the flooded streets , from Makati Avenue all the way to our house (in Kalentong, Mandaluyong). 


Let us all pray for everyone's safety. Take care and God Bless! 

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