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Asia Album: Philippines evacuates thousands amid flood threat


The Philippines has evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and some other parts of the country amid flood threat, according to disaster management authorities.

Nonstop heavy monsoon rains has flooded many areas of the country this week.

A family is seen inside an emergency modular tent as they take shelter at an evacuation center in Marikina City, the Philippines on July 24, 2021.

A grandmother takes care of her grandchild inside an emergency modular tent as they take shelter at an evacuation center in Marikina City, the Philippines on July 24, 2021.

People wade through the flood water brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People wade through the flood water brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People are seen onboard a truck to avoid the flood brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People are seen on a boat to avoid the flood brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People wade through the flood water brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People wade through the flood water brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

People wade through the flood water brought by heavy monsoon rains in Rizal Province, the Philippines, July 24, 2021.

Published : July 25, 2021

By : xinhua