Storm floods parts of Philippines, markets and schools shut

Published: 12th September 2017 01:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2017 02:59 PM  

Enterprising residents use an improvised raft which is made of used plastic bottles to ferry commuters through a flooded street after overnight rains brought about by tropical depression Maring. (Photo | AP)
The tropical depression is expected to make landfall Tuesday in northeastern Philippines prompting authorities to suspend classes and some government offices to close in affected areas, including metropolitan Manila. (Photo | AP)
Residents look outside their homes as floods rise in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Classes in schools and work in government offices have been suspended in the capital and nearby provinces as heavy rains pour causing floods in low-lying areas due to Tropical Depression 'Maring'. (Photo | AP)
Residents wade through the floods as they go on their daily business after overnight rains brought about by tropical depression 'Maring', inundated low-lying areas Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Bacoor township of Manila, Philippines. (Photo | AP)
Commuters wait for floodwaters to subside after overnight rains brought about by tropical depression 'Maring'. (Photo | AP)
Filipinos ride a boat as they cross a flooded street in Manila, Philippines. (Photo | AP)
A girl looks at floodwaters outside her home due to Tropical Depression Maring in Manila, Philippines. (Photo | AP)
Workers ride a backhoe along flooded street due to Tropical Depression Maring in Manila, Philippines. (Photo | AP)
Enterprising residents transport commuters through a flooded street after overnight rains brought about by tropical depression 'Maring', inundated low-lying areas. (Photo | AP)
Boys cling to a delivery van as others wade through the floods to go on their daily business after overnight rains brought about by tropical depression 'Maring'. (Photo | AP)
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