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Typhoon wrecks havoc to Metro Manila

2009-09-28 09:50:54 GMT2009-09-28 17:50:54 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A television is seen on a street as residents evacuate their home after flashfloods caused by Typhoon Ondoy hit Provident Village in Marikina City, Metro Manila September 27, 2009. [Reuters]

A woman wades in floodwaters caused by Typhoon Ondoy in Cainta Rizal east of Manila September 27, 2009. Nearly 60 people were killed, Manila was blacked out and airline flights were suspended as a powerful typhoon battered the main Philippines island of Luzon on Saturday, disaster officials said.[Reuters]

A handout of Philippine Airforce aerial shot shows residents wading through waist level floodwaters caused by continuous rain brought by Typhoon Ondoy in Cainta Rizal, east of Manila September 27, 2009.[Reuters]

Residents wait to be rescued after flashfloods caused by Typhoon Ondoy hit Provident Village in Marikina City, Metro Manila September 27, 2009.[Reuters]

Residents wade in floodwaters caused by Typhoon Ondoy in Cainta Rizal east of Manila September 27, 2009. [Reuters]

Nearly 60 people were killed, Manila was blacked out and airline flights were suspended as a powerful typhoon battered the main Philippines island of Luzon on Saturday, disaster officials said.

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