Actor and singer Marlo Mortel was stranded in his car for 11 hours in Cainta, Rizal Friday, September 19, 2014. He has been driving since 3 a.m. from his taping. In his social networking site account Mortel posted a video saying that he has been stuck. In a separate post the actor said that he ended up in one of his friend’s house and his car was still in the place where he left it.
Mortel is best known as Nicolo Angelo Cortez in ABS-CBN’s Be Careful with My Heart who is Luke’s best friend and Nikki’s love interest. The daytime television drama that has been airing for more than two years since its premiere on July 9, 2012.
Tropical Storm “Mario” caused heavy floods in different areas of Metro Manila and other nearby provinces. According to PAGASA, “Cagayan including Calayan, Babuyan and Batanes Group of Islands and the Provinces of Ilocos Norte and Apayao will experience stormy weather with rough to very rough seas. The Provinces of Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Mt.Province, Abra and Kalinga will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Bicol Region will have occasional rains. Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and the rest of Luzon will experience monsoon rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Visayas and Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms.”
“Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail over Central and Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao and coming from the northeast to northwest over the rest of Luzon. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough.”