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Philippines Declares State of Calamity
More than a month's worth of rain fell in just 12 hours as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore in the Philippines, killing at least 40 people.
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Philippines Flooding

Residents wade through waist deep waters following floodings brought about by tropical storm Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) Saturday Sept. 26, 2009 in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours Saturday on the Philippine capital, stranding thousands on rooftops in the city and elsewhere as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Philippines Flooding

Residents try to get to higher grounds following floodings brought about by tropical storm Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) Saturday Sept. 26, 2009 in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours Saturday on the Philippine capital, stranding thousands on rooftops in the city and elsewhere as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Philippines Flooding

A man pushes another to safety from a swollen creek following floodings brought about by tropical storm Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) Saturday Sept. 26, 2009 in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours Saturday on the Philippine capital, stranding thousands on rooftops in the city and elsewhere as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Philippines Flooding

A boy carries his brother thru waist deep waters following floodings brought about by tropical storm Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) Saturday Sept. 26, 2009 in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours Saturday on the Philippine capital, stranding thousands on rooftops in the city and elsewhere as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Philippines Flooding

A motorcycle is pushed through waist deep waters following floodings brought about by tropical storm Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) Saturday Sept. 26, 2009 in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours Saturday on the Philippine capital, stranding thousands on rooftops in the city and elsewhere as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Philippines Declares State of Calamity

More than a month's worth of rain fell in just 12 hours as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore in the Philippines, killing at least 40 people.

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