Pinoys show resilience after TS ‘Mario’ rages through PH

By on September 20, 2014


Unmindful of the cold weather amid heavy rainfall, some male residents of Barangay Kristong Hari in Quezon City volunteer to bring out four rubber boats from the barangay hall to be used in evacuating families whose houses were submerged partly in floodwater in low-lying areas of Dona Juana St. near the Roxas District Creek in Quezon City on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Some 1,000 families were transferred to safe evacuation sites. (PNA photos by Leilani S. Junio)

Unmindful of the cold weather amid heavy rainfall, some male residents of Barangay Kristong Hari in Quezon City volunteer to bring out four rubber boats from the barangay hall to be used in evacuating families whose houses were submerged partly in floodwater in low-lying areas of Dona Juana St. near the Roxas District Creek in Quezon City on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Some 1,000 families were transferred to safe evacuation sites. (PNA photos by Leilani S. Junio)

 

Left photo shows the rising water of the Culiat River near the Quezon City General Hospital due to heavy rains generated by tropical storm "Mario" on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Shown in right photo are Philippines News Agency photographer Ben Briones and driver Rolly Pua (holding an umbrella) to enable the former to take photo amid the rains of the swollen river and the people walking carefully on a makeshift wooden pathway erected along one side of the river. (PNA photos by Angelica A. Abuan)

Left photo shows the rising water of the Culiat River near the Quezon City General Hospital due to heavy rains generated by tropical storm “Mario” on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Shown in right photo are Philippines News Agency photographer Ben Briones and driver Rolly Pua (holding an umbrella) to enable the former to take photo amid the rains of the swollen river and the people walking carefully on a makeshift wooden pathway erected along one side of the river. (PNA photos by Angelica A. Abuan)

 

Photo shows a heavy equipment half-submerged in the swollen water of Bacoor River in Bacoor City, Cavite on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

Photo shows a heavy equipment half-submerged in the swollen water of Bacoor River in Bacoor City, Cavite on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

 

Volunteer rescuers from Barangay Kristong Hari in Quezon City convince their neighbors to move to safer grounds after their houses in low-lying areas of Dona Juana St. near the Roxas District creek were submerged partly in floodwater due to heavy rains spawned by tropical storm "Mario" on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Some 1,000 families were transferred to safe evacuation sites. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

Volunteer rescuers from Barangay Kristong Hari in Quezon City convince their neighbors to move to safer grounds after their houses in low-lying areas of Dona Juana St. near the Roxas District creek were submerged partly in floodwater due to heavy rains spawned by tropical storm “Mario” on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). Some 1,000 families were transferred to safe evacuation sites. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

 

Vehicles of different types move bumper-to-bumper along Osmena Highway in Makati City due to floodwater caused by heavy rains spawned by tropical storm "Mario" on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

Vehicles of different types move bumper-to-bumper along Osmena Highway in Makati City due to floodwater caused by heavy rains spawned by tropical storm “Mario” on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

 

Heavy rains brought about by the combined effects of the southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario" caused flooding in many streets in Metro Manila on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014) as shown in this series of photos (clockwise from top left): E. Rodriquez Ave. in front of Delos Santos Hospital in Quezon City; R. Rapa St. in Rizal Ave. Extension, Caloocan City; EDSA Balintawak near the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Station; and A. Bonifacio Ave. leading to the North Luzon Expressway. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

Heavy rains brought about by the combined effects of the southwest monsoon and tropical storm “Mario” caused flooding in many streets in Metro Manila on Friday (Sept. 19, 2014) as shown in this series of photos (clockwise from top left): E. Rodriquez Ave. in front of Delos Santos Hospital in Quezon City; R. Rapa St. in Rizal Ave. Extension, Caloocan City; EDSA Balintawak near the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Station; and A. Bonifacio Ave. leading to the North Luzon Expressway. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

 

Volunteers assist more than 5,000 evacuees who are still housed at a covered court in Barangay Silangan, Quezon City. As of 9:15 a.m. Saturday, records show that at least 5,688 residents remain in said evacuation center. Thousands of other residents are said to have returned to their homes as the weather improves. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

Volunteers assist more than 5,000 evacuees who are still housed at a covered court in Barangay Silangan, Quezon City. As of 9:15 a.m. Saturday, records show that at least 5,688 residents remain in said evacuation center. Thousands of other residents are said to have returned to their homes as the weather improves. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)