- A portion of the ceiling in a mall in Ortigas fell off due to the strong rains
- No one was reported hurt by the incident
- The mall’s management has commented about the issue
A part of a mall in Ortigas got destructed by the strong rains on Wednesday night. KAMI learned that some parts of the ceiling fell off, crashing to a booth on the ground floor.
In a report by the ABS-CBN News (author Katrina Domingo), a mall-goer shared a clip and photos of the incident at The Podium. According to netizen Zachary Lee, a part of the escalator dropped from the topmost floor.
Lee said that there are three other spots that had been leaking in the mall. Fortunately, no one was reported hurt by the incident.
The Podium has released an official statement regarding the incident.
“The strong rains caused damages to an isolated portion of the ceiling in The Podium,” it read.
“To ensure the safety of our customers, the area has been temporarily cordoned off,” it added.
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