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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 17 November 2018

Manila residents struggle through floods as tropical storm and monsoon hit Philippines - in pictures

Up to 20,000 residents fled the riverside district of Marikina

Tropical Storm Yagi and the southwest monsoon have brought heavy flooding to the capital Manila and nearby areas.

The Philippines endures an average of 20 typhoons and storms each year.

The latest storm brought misery to many, with 20,000 residents fleeing the riverside district of Marikina in the capital region where floods swept away cars, authorities said.

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