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Heavy Rain Floods Manila

A tropical storm has dumped heavy rain on the Philippine capital of Manila, forcing the closure of government offices, schools and government offices. Thousands of residents in low-lying areas were moved to higher ground, officials said, as flood waters rose quickly after the equivalent of half a month's usual rain fell in six hours. More than 20,000 people were evacuated in the city of Marikina in eastern metropolitan Manila, where the river swelled and reached a critical level,...

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