(Eagle News) – Typhoon Kammuri (TisoyPh) was able to dump enough rains to add 4.5 meters of water in Angat Dam in Bulacan as of 6 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4.
In the dam information provided by PAGASA, the heavy rains of the previous day also increased the water leves in Ipo dam, La Mesa dam, Ambuklao dam, Binga dam, Pantabangan dam, and Caliraya dam.
Angat dam’s water level was recorded at 193.47 meters, up by 4.5 meters from the previous 188.97 meter water level of the previous day (6 a.m., Dec. 3).
This meant Angat dam is just 18.53 meters short of the normal high water level of Angat of 212 meters.
Ipo dam recorded 101.20 meters, up by 1.05 meters from the previous 10.15 meter level of Tuesday morning.
There was minimal increase however in the water levels of La Mesa dam (0.13 meter), Ambuklao dam in Benguet (0.15 meter), Binga dam also in Benguet (0.09 meter), Pantabangan dam in Nueva Ecija (0.15 meter), and Caliraya dam in Laguna (0.34 meter).
Many areas in Luzon and Visayas felt typhoon Kammuri’s strong winds and heavy rains from Monday night until Tuesday afternoon. The typhoon, however, weakened as of Wednesday morning, Dec. 4, and has been downgraded into a severe tropical storm.
(Eagle News Service)