Photo Gallery: Flooding in the Philippines: Aug. 8, 2012 6/14

Residents react during a heavy downpour as they cross a flooded area in San Juan, east of Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012. Widespread flooding that turned half of the Philippine capital into a "water world" eased long enough for rescuers on rubber boats to reach many of the distressed residents still marooned in submerged villages Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Javellana) ORG XMIT: XAF134