Residents asked to prepare to evacuate as Marikina River reaches Alert Level 2

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Marikina City (CNN Philippines, August 22) — Residents have been asked to prepare to evacuate as the Marikina River reached Alert Level 2 on Tuesday morning, due to persistent rains.


Alert Level 2 is raised once the river's water level reaches 16 meters.

A forced evacuation will be conducted once the river is at Alert Level 3, when the water level reaches 18 meters.

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