Water level in Angat Dam drops below 160-meter critical level

Angat Dam is one of Metro Manila’s main water source. (FILE PHOTO)

The water level in Angat Dam has continuously dropped to 159.69 meters, still below the 160-meter critical level, as of 6:00 AM on Friday, July 12.

According to Pagasa, the reservoir water in Angat, one of Metro Manila’s main water source, decreased by 0.24 meters from the 159.93 meters recorded on the morning of Thursday. The water level on Friday was 50.31 meters below Angat’s  210-meter normal high water level.

With the continuous decrease in its water level, water distributor Maynilad announced its implementation of rotational water interruptions.

Meanwhile, the state weather bureau on Friday also said that a low-pressure area monitored outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) is expected to intensify into a tropical cyclone in the coming days.

Its trough will bring rains on the areas of  Mindanao and Eastern Visayas.

READ: LPA outside PAR might become a tropical cyclone in the coming days — PAGASA



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