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Heavy Rain Floods Philippine Capital; Markets, Schools Shut

2014-12-28 10:16:01       source:Sudan Vision Daily

December 28, 2014

"Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north.

Thousands of residents in low-lying areas were moved to higher ground, officials said, as flood waters rose quickly after the equivalent of half a month's usual rain fell in six hours.

The Philippine Stock Exchange suspended trade after the government cancelled work and classes in the capital."

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