The flood-battered Philippines relates the horror felt from the movie "The Conjuring" to their actual chills experienced due to flood caused by tropical depression "Maring" (international codename: Trami).
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According to a report from the Inquirer, "Maring" had caused Philippines flood that already killed seven people, paralysed major roads in the country's capital city, Manila, and trapped people on the roofs of their homes or evacuation centres. Schools, government and private offices had already suspended their operations to keep everyone from the dangers of commuting. Even financial markets were temporarily put to stop because of the terrible rain and floods.
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, there were also 11 injured people and four missing in the wake of the tropical depression Maring. Sadly, a 5-year-old boy was included to those reportedly dead as his house was hit by a concrete wall that collapsed.
In total, there were 600,000 people affected all throughout the Luzon region of the Philippines.
The Philippines Airlines and Sea Air had already suspended their flights due to the terrible weather, Ninoy Aquino International Airport General manager Jose Angel Honrado said.
According to a report from The Associated Press, there were 200 evacuation centres already operating in Manila and other Philippine provinces.
"I had to wade through waist-deep flood. I just need to go to the house of my boss ... to get some money, then go home. But I may have to swim to reach my home because we live near the Pampanga River, and the flood there could reach up to neck deep," Esteban Gabin, a driver, said in an interview with The Associated Press.
Such horrific flood happened in the Philippines almost regularly because of the rampant deforestation across the mountains surrounding the country. Local politicians were also blamed for their dim-witted urban planning.
Another Facebook user, Karl Michael Domingo, posted a picture of a stranded bus in the middle of the flooded road in Manila:
According to a study from the Department of Science and Technology, rainfall in the Philippines, had reached 600mm (23.62 inches) in the whole day of raining on Sunday alone.
Maring was compared to super typhoon Ondoy (international codename Ketsana) that had affected the Philippines back in 2009 which amounted to 455 millimetres of rain in a span of 24 hours.
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