Makati Under Heavy Rains

I thought Makati improved since I left it in 2006. But today I found out to my greatest disappointment that only the buildings and other infrastructures were added but the drainage hasn't improved a bit! Areas of Makati along Gil Puyat Avenue (from RCBC Plaza going on to Crispa, Washington, Pasong Tamo, Mayapis, Batangas, Dian) still gets flooded easily with just 30 minutes of continuous rain. I am sooo disappointed! Water is gathered easily on the road, and in just 30 minutes, even wearing my rain boots would not save my toes from getting wet. I feel the pain of those beautiful ladies so well dressed in their office attires only to take off their heels, and roll their pants, skirts, and shirts just to cross the streets and take a bus or jeepney to their destinations. I was so disgusted I could not take a picture of it. But now, on second thought, I should have taken pictures of it. Tsk tsk tsk!

To the Makati City Engineers and Officials, I hope you do something about the drainage problem of the city because it really isn't becoming of Makati to be named the Central Business District in this part of the Metro and yet it cannot take care of these mundane problems. A simple rain shouldn't really cause so much trouble. It would be understandable if it has been raining continuously all night but since it hasn't, well (sigh) it's just not good. How much more if there's more rain and typhoon? Can the city handle it?

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