Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro visited the 161 Command Center in the city Tuesday to check on the status of the Marikina River.
All Saints’ Day might be over, but Marikina City Rep. Bayani Fernando found it timely to visit the Barangka Cemetery on Sunday for an upcoming project.
Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro has suspended classes in all levels in the city because of the devastation caused by the monsoon rains, which caused heavy flooding in Metro Manila over the weekend.
While other officials of Marikina City were in evacuation centers giving aid to residents affected by the monsoon rains over the weekend, Congressman Bayani Fernando was in the streets cleaning up debris.
Forced evacuation has started in areas near the Marikina River after its water level went past the 18-meter mark Saturday, prompting local officials to sound the third alarm.
The City Government of Marikina has announced that as of 10 a.m. today (Sunday) the water level in Marikina River is already at 14.9 meters as Typhoon Karen was battering Central Luzon.
All evacuees in Marikina City returned home as the water level in Marikina River receded yesterday.