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Philippine flood death toll rises

Tropical storm Ketsana has left a trail of flooding and devastation in the Philippines - the worst to hit the country in four decades.

The authorities want international help and they are also concerned that another storm could hit later in the week.

It is now known that 240 people have been killed and thousands more are in evacuation camps.

Alastair Leithead describes the devastation.


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