If water level rises to ‘alarming level’, residents near Pasig River told to evacuate

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 29 2019 06:42 PM

Residents along the Pasig River have been instructed to evacuate the premises at once should the water level rise to "an alarming level." File/Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

MANILA—Authorities on Saturday urged residents along the Pasig River to evacuate the premises "immediately" should the water level rise to "an alarming level."

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission also told residents to take necessary precautions and to regularly check weather updates.

State weather bureau PAGASA earlier said the southwest monsoon is set to bring light to heavy rainfall in Metro Manila.