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Heat wave and high humidity hit Filippine

2009-03-12 11:53:08 GMT2009-03-12 19:53:08 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A Filipine boy takes a bath from free water stations in the poor residents of Tondo in Manila, the Philippines, March 12, 2009. A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Luis Liwanag)

Filipino children take a bath from free water stations in the poor residents of Tondo in Manila, the Philippines, March 12, 2009. A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Luis Liwanag)

Filipino children take a bath from free water stations in the poor residents of Tondo in Manila, the Philippines, March 12, 2009. A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Luis Liwanag)

Filipinos cool off from the heat of summer by diving in the murky waters of the Manila Bay despite government's ban against swimming in the area in Manila, the Philippines, March 12, 2009. A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Luis Liwanag)

A local official helps bring water to the poor residents of Tondo in Manila, the Philippines, March 12, 2009. A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Luis Liwanag)

A temperature of 33.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at 1:50 p.m Wednesday. Relative humidity was registered at 96 percent. So far, the hottest day in Metro Manila was on March 6 at 36 degrees Celsius.

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