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MANILA, Philippines - (UPDATE 11:49 AM) State weather bureau PAGASA terminated its rainfall advisory over Metro Manila as of 10:30 a.m. after only light to moderate rains were recorded across the region in the past two hours.
However, PAGASA warned that moderate to heavy rains may still be experienced over some parts of the region throughout the day and urged residents to remain vigilant.
Earlier, PAGASA downgraded its rainfall advisory over Metro Manila, but advised residents to brace for moderate to heavy rains in the next few hours.
As of 8:40 a.m. Saturday, the rainfall advisory was downgraded from red to yellow, as moderate to heavy rains were recorded across the region in the last two hours.
Red warning earlier
Earlier, hoisted the red rainfall warning over the entire Metro Manila on Saturday as non-stop rains flooded several areas since Friday night.
The red rainfall warning was issued at 4:30 a.m. after torrential rains were observed over Quezon City, Pasig and Manila in the last three hours.
Heavy to intense rains are expected over Metro Manila for the next two to three hours. Residents in low-lying and flood-prone areas are alerted against possible flooding.
The rains are effects of typhoon "Karen," which continues to move over the East Philippine Sea.