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Death toll following Philippines typhoon rises to 12

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Residents ride on makeshift rafts during a heavy downpour along a flooded street in Malabon, Metro Manila, the Philippines on August 1, 2012.

The death toll from the weather situation brought on by Typhoon Saola and a southwest monsoon in the Philippines has risen to 12, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Typhoon Saola (also known as Gener) is likely to stay in Philippine territory until Friday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

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Silvestra Baguio, 83, is carried by police to an evacuation center following flash floods in Malabon City, north west of Manila, on August 1, 2012.

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A man looks for reusable material among debris along the breakwater area as waves hit Manila Bay in Manila on August 1, 2012.

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Filipinos on rubber boats go through floodwaters in Malabon City on August 1, 2012.

Typhoon Saola followed a tropical storm in the Philippines and dumped torrents of rain on the already soaked island nation. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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