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LOOK: Flooding aftermath in Marikina

/ 09:51 PM August 12, 2018
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A delivery van lies on its side on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, after being swept by heavy rains and strong winds. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

Tropical Storm Karding exited the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Saturday afternoon, but it spawned the southwest monsoon rains over most parts of the main island of Luzon, including Metro Manila, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

The continuous rainfall has caused flooding in many parts of Metro Manila.

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READ: FLOOD ALERT: List of flooded areas on Aug. 12, 2018

Particularly hard hit was Marikina, where the river swelled to a level of at least 20 meters Saturday evening.

As rainfall continued on Sunday, many of those areas remained flooded. /atm

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Residents watch as a car rests by the riverbank after being swept by floodwaters overnight Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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Residents look at janitor fish which were swept to the roadside from the swollen Marikina River Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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A resident takes a golf swing at the trash as he takes a break from clearing mud off his home after heavy rains and strong winds brought about by a tropical storm flooded Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines overnight, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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Residents clear their homes off mud and other items on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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Residents remove their belongings from their flooded homes on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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Residents clear their homes off mud and other items on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Photo by BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP)

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