By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian
)_– Inundated river flooded eight barangays in Calasiao and 11headed by Gov. Amado Espino Jr, meanwhile is drawing precautionary measures to avert damages as heavy rainfall is expected in Pangasinan and La Union on Wednesday.
On the otherhand, Tom Valdez, vice president of the San Roque Power Corporation, reported that they had increased the opening of two gates of San Roque Dam at 9:30 a.m. from 1.5 meter to 2 meters due to the reduced outflow of water from hyndro-electric plant’s turbines.
San Roque Dam exceeded its normal level of 280 (masl)and rose to 283.35 meters above sea level (masl).
The dam collects the water from the Binga Dam in Itogon, Benguet. The Ambuklao Dam in Bokod, Benguet that already opened their spillway gates by 2.5 meters and 1.5 meters, respectively.
Arenas said that per their monitoring no other places in Pangasinan, even those along the banks of the Agno River are being threatened by flood.
There are no classes at all levels in Pangasinan.
Arenas said the PDRRNC remains on heightened alert 24/7.