More rain hits flooded Manila
- Published: 21 Aug 2013 at 12.48
- Online news:
MANILA - Heavy rain pounded the Philippine capital and surrounding areas for a third day Wednesday, adding to the misery of nearly 300,0000 exhausted people displaced from their flooded homes.
Evacuees line up to receive relief goods at an evacuation centre in suburban Marikina, east of Manila on Wednesday. (AP photo)
Eight people have already been confirmed killed from the monsoon rains that have battered the main Philippine island of Luzon, and provincial authorities warned the death toll was likely to rise with reports of more drownings.
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