Sunshine after the rain

Uno in Jed’s raincoat

Color-coded rainfall warning and their meaning

Red Warning

More than 30 mm rain observed in 1 hour and expected to continue in the next 2 hours. Serious flooding expected in low-lying areas. Response: Evacuation

Orange Warning

15-30mm (intense) rain observed in 1 hour and expected to continue in the next 2 hours. Flooding is threatening. Response: Alert for possible evacuation

Yellow Warning

7.5-15mm (heavy) rain observed in 1 hour and expected to continue in the next 2 hours. Flooding is possible. Response: Monitor the weather condition

– PAGASA issues code ‘yellow’ rainfall alert – Phil. Star

HOWEVER,

Pagasa Administrator Nathaniel Servando said “the worst is not over for Metro Manila,” as the weather bureau expects the rains to continue well until Wednesday.

“It may start to subside on Thursday,” he said.

All cities in Metro Manila declared yesterday that there would be no classes in all levels today. Classes are also suspended in the provinces of Bulacan, Pampanga, Laguna and Cavite and the towns of Rodriguez and Cainta in Rizal province.

Metro Manila at a standstill – Phil. Daily Inquirer

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