Marikina survives Tropical Storm Mario


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.

Swollen Marikina River due to Tropical Storm Mario

Swollen Marikina River due to Tropical Storm Mario

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.

MarioPH rains compare to Ondoy and Habagat 2013

MarioPH rains compare to Habagat 2013

Neighborhoods beside the Marikina River was engulfed with river waters.

MarioPH Floods @ Sto. Nino Marikina as of 8:30AM from @ajibayron

MarioPH Floods Sto. Nino Marikina

The areas flooded by Ondoy and Habagat were the same areas which MarioPH hit.

Marikina Ondoy Flood map from project noah

Marikina Ondoy Flood map from project noah

Here are some photos showing the aftermath of Tropical Stor MarioPH here in Marikina.

Muddy Roads after MarioPH

Muddy Roads after MarioPH

Aftermath of MarioPH

Aftermath of MarioPH

Muddy streets after MaroPH

Muddy streets after MaroPH

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.

General Cleanup after MarioPH

General Cleanup after MarioPH

You’ll see the resiliency of Marikenyos when you look at this picture of some residents in Barangay Tumana now playing basketball.

A day after MarioPH in Barangay Tumana

A day after MarioPH in Barangay Tumana

For more photos, visit Inside Marikina on Facebook.

2 thoughts on “Marikina survives Tropical Storm Mario

  1. Please remove our house number 942-0558, stated here as barangay sto nino. You are spreading incorrect information to the public and we are being taking calls in the middle of the night. This is very irresponsible

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