Tropical storm Lekima


A jeepney drives thru a street flooded from heavy rains in Manila, August 2007. Tropical storm Lekima killed nine people and left another missing in the Philippines after unleashing landslides, floods and big waves, rescuers said Sunday.(AFP/File/Jay Directo)


Following two months of dry spell, residents in Makati suburban Manila ride an improvised raft to navigate streets submerged by floodwaters after heavy rains around the capital in August 2007. Tropical storm Hanna was poised to hit the northern Philippines Saturday, bringing heavy rain and raising fears of mudslides, government agencies warned.(AFP/File/Romeo Gacad )

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