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In pictures: Philippines typhoon

Residents wade through a flooded street in Manila following heavy rains brought about by typhoon Fengshen.

Typhoon Fengshen has been lashing much of the Philippines, causing widespread flooding.

A farming village in Zamboanga province, southern Philippines.

Worst-hit were areas in the centre and south of the country.

Anxious relatives wait outside the Sulpicio Lines terminal in suburban Manila

Fears have been growing about more than 700 passengers and crew of a ferry which capsized near Sibuyan island on Saturday.

Vehicles negotiate a shallow portion of a flooded highway following heavy rains brought about by typhoon Fengshen in Manila

The capital, Manila, has not been spared the wrath of the storm that has killed many people.

An electric post blocks a road.

With winds of about 170km/h (106mph), the storm caused widespread disruption.

A passenger bus negotiates a flooded road in Manila.

People - and vehicles - had to negotiate flooded streets on Sunday.

A man and his family brave strong winds in Manila.

And there was no sign that the rain and winds were abating.

A government worker removes the debris clogging a drainage system of a highway following a flooding brought about by typhoon Fengshen in Manila.

But workers in the capital went out to try to restore some kind of normality.

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