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Typhoon swamps Philippines capital

Updated 8:13 AM ET, Sun September 16, 2012
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A dog stands on a plank outside a flooded house a day after heavy rains and high tide caused flooding in Malabon City, Philippines, on Sunday, September 16. Parts of Manila were under 6 feet of water Saturday. More than 400 people had to flee their homes, officials said. See photos of last month's flooding of Manila from monsoon rains. EPA/Landov
Filipino sisters Maria Fe, left, and Roxanne Jaime sit on an elevated bed inside their flooded home in Malabon City, Philippines, on Sunday. EPA/Landov
Filipinos collect debris that clogs waterways and causes flooding in riverside communities in Malabon City, Philippines, on Sunday. EPA/Landov
A worker sleeps on a hammock above a flooded street during a heavy downpour brought by Typhoon Sanba in Quezon City, Philippines, on Saturday, September 15. Reuters/Landov
A man waits for a boat to transport him to higher ground on a flooded street after continuous overnight rain brought by Typhoon Sanba in San Juan, Philippines, on Saturday. Reuters/Landov
Commuters wade through a flooded street Saturday during a heavy downpour in Quezon City, in metro Manila. Reuters/Landov
A man drinks a cup of coffee as he wades through water in San Juan on Saturday. Reuters/Landov
A group of Filipino commuters ride on top of a delivery truck as it maneuvers on a flooded street in Paranaque, south of Manila, on Saturday. EPA/Landov
A resident rests on a flooded street in Paranaque. EPA/Landov
Flood victims rest in an evacuation center after their houses were flooded in San Juan. Reuters/Landov
A resident peers through his half-submerged house in Manila. AFP/Getty Images
A man walks down a flooded street with a head of lettuce in Manila. AFP/Getty Images
Stranded passengers are transported on a wooden pushcart in Manila. AFP/Getty Images
People try to hold onto their personal belongings as they wade along a flooded street in Manila. AFP/Getty Images
A jeepney pushes through a flooded street in Manila on Saturday. AFP/Getty Images
Residents ride on a boat near their flooded homes in Manila. AFP/Getty Images
Children swim in water on a flooded street in San Juan, metro Manila on Saturday. See photos of last month's flooding in Manila from monsoon rains. Reuters/Landov