2 gates of Magat Dam remain open, floods in low-lying areas possible

2 gates of Magat Dam remain open, floods in low-lying areas possible

Two gates of Magat Dam in Isabela remained open to release water from its reservoir on Sunday, prompting authorities to warn those in low-lying communities to stay vigilant for possible flooding. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) noted that two gates have an opening of 3 meters each, discharging 697 cubic meters per second of impounded water.