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Floods due to Typhoon swamp Manila

2011-08-02 10:07:33 GMT2011-08-02 18:07:33(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Boys swim in knee-high floodwaters brought about by continuous rainfall from Typhoon Muifa along a main street in Maceda, metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

A public jeepney vehicle passes through knee-high floodwaters brought about by continuous rainfall from Typhoon Muifa along a main street in Maceda, metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo / Agencies]

A boy swims in a knee-high floodwaters brought about by continuous rainfall from Typhoon Muifa along a main street in Maceda, metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo / Agencies]

Boys swim in knee-high floodwaters brought about by continuous rainfall from Typhoon Muifa along a main street in Maceda, metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo / Agencies]

Boy swim in a knee-high floodwaters brought about by continuous rainfall from Typhoon Muifa along a main street in Maceda, metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo / Agencies]

Children wade through a waist-deep flooded street due to continuous rainfall brought by Typhoon Muifa in Quezon City, Metro Manila August 2, 2011. [Photo / Agencies]

Due to heavy rains and flooding in many places in the capital region of metro Manila, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. has suspended all classes in schools and work in government agencies, according to local media.

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