Photo Gallery: Flooding in the Philippines: Aug. 8, 2012 5/14

A man inflates a rubber float on a flooded road in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012. Widespread flooding battered a million others and paralyzed the Philippine capital began to ease Wednesday as cleanup and rescue efforts focused on a large number of distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs. (AP Photo/John Javellana) ORG XMIT: XAF128