8 months Farmers brace for floods in Isabela Farmers brace for floods in Isabela
SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela: Farmers and residents in Isabela province start to brace for floods as low lying areas are on the verge of being inundated, with the Magat Dam reservoir water level rising to its critical and spilling level. The dam reservoir water level rose to 189.49 meters, which is a little more than half a meter from its critical and spilling level of 190 meters as of 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the National Irrigation Administration-Magat River Integrated Irrigation System (NIA-Mariis), the dam’s reservoir inflow is at 578 cubic meters per second (cms) and outflow at 318 cms ... more