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Heavy monsoon rains flood Philippines

2012-08-09 04:02:51 GMT2012-08-09 12:02:51(Beijing Time)  SINA English

Displaced residents take shelter in an evacuation center in Marikina City, the Philippines, Aug. 8, 2012. Eleven people died, while over one million were displaced as torrential rains brought by the southwest monsoon flooded large parts of Metro Manila and nine provinces in northern and central Philippines. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Residents wade through the flood in Marikina City, the Philippines, Aug. 8, 2012. Eleven people died, while over one million were displaced as torrential rains brought by the southwest monsoon flooded large parts of Metro Manila and nine provinces in northern and central Philippines. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A mother carries her child inside an evacuation center in Marikina City, the Philippines, Aug. 8, 2012. Eleven people died, while over one million were displaced as torrential rains brought by the southwest monsoon flooded large parts of Metro Manila and nine provinces in northern and central Philippines. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Residents wade through the flood in Marikina City, the Philippines, Aug. 8, 2012. Eleven people died, while over one million were displaced as torrential rains brought by the southwest monsoon flooded large parts of Metro Manila and nine provinces in northern and central Philippines. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Eleven people died, while over one million were displaced as torrential rains brought by the southwest monsoon flooded large parts of Metro Manila and nine provinces in northern and central Philippines.

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