PHOTOS 3,783 families evacuated due to flood in Marikina City, the Philippines

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3,783 families evacuated due to flood in Marikina City, the Philippines

Xinhua

19:16, August 13, 2018

Residents take shelter inside modular tents at an evacuation center in Marikina City, the Philippines, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photos: Xinhua)

Days of torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in the Philippines.

A major river in Marikina, a city in Metro Manila, swelled on Saturday night.

Local government evacuated 3,783 families or 17,676 people living near the riverbanks to 19 government temporary shelters.

Days of torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in the Philippines.

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