The heavy downpour of Tropical Storm Mario caused the Marikina River to swell to a critical level of 19.9 meters at around 10:30 AM on September 19. 2014. A total of 36,027 person were evacuated to 39 evacuation centers here in Marikina.
Tropical Storm Mario poured around 220 millimeters of rainwater here in Marikina in a span of 24 hours, higher than that of Habagat back in 2013 based on the report by the Manila Observatory.
Neighborhoods beside the Marikina River was engulfed with river waters.
The areas flooded by Ondoy and Habagat were the same areas which MarioPH hit.
Here are some photos showing the aftermath of Tropical Stor MarioPH here in Marikina.
Marikina City has been placed in a State of Calamity announced over the radio by Marikina Mayor Del De Guzman
The following morning, you’ll see Marikenyos cleaning up Mario’s mess.
You’ll see the resiliency of Marikenyos when you look at this picture of some residents in Barangay Tumana now playing basketball.
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