Floods Swamp Manila Area, 1 Dead


MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Heavy rains flooded parts of Quezon City and Manila Tuesday, causing at least one death, Philippine authorities say.

The body of an unidentified woman, 50 to 55 years old, was found floating in a creek in Quezon City, ABS-CBN News reported.

Some streets were waist-deep under water and 30 families had to be evacuated to shelters.

Commuters also were stranded by floodwaters in Manila.

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