Asia

  • A man crosses a flooded highway in the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, August 20, 2013.
  • A private guard searches homes to rescue residents trapped in a flooded street at a subdivision in Makati city, east of Manila, August 20, 2013.
  • Philippine National Police officers help a resident to a waiting police truck as they enforce an evacuation following the swelling of Marikina River in Marikina city, east of Manila, August 20, 2013.
  • Residents make use of the corridors of a public school as their temporary shelter after fleeing their flooded homes in Marikina city, east of Manila, August 20, 2013.
  • Flood victims are evacuated on a truck while other residents wade through floodwaters on a street in Bacoor near Manila, August 20, 2013.
  • A family watches television inside their flooded house in Bacoor near Manila, August 20, 2013.
  • A boy carries his dog in floodwaters in Paranaque city, metro Manila, August 20, 2013.

Heavy Rains Batter Manila for Second Day

Published August 20, 2013

Philippine officials Tuesday said at least 60 percent of Manila was flooded because of the seasonal rains, which are being worsened by Tropical Storm Trami.


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