Languages
Page last updated at 11:52 GMT, Saturday, 26 September 2009 12:52 UK

Deadly floods in the Philippines

At least 50 people have been reported dead or missing after nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just six hours on the Philippine capital, as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore.

The government declared a state of emergency in Manila and about two dozen storm-hit provinces.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2016 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific