PAGASA warning: Expect more flooding caused by tropical storm "Helen"

PAGASA warning: Expect more flooding caused by tropical storm "Helen"

Manila : Philippines | Aug 13, 2012 at 8:52 PM PDT
Views: Pending—citing information from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (PAGASA)—reports that "heavy rains being brought by tropical storm 'Helen' will cause more floods in water-logged communities in Luzon."

The report quoted PAGASA forecaster Raymond Ordinario, who pointed out that "land areas in several provinces such as Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, and Pampanga are already saturated by water and can no longer absorb more rain." He explained that the soil in the said places were already saturated from last week's deluge so the said areas no longer have the capacity to absorb the rain.


jesettextine is based in Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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