IN PHOTOS: Flooded areas in Metro Manila on July 17

MANILA, Philippines – The southwest monsoon brought heavy rain to parts of the country, especially Luzon, on Tuesday, July 17.

In Metro Manila, the downpour triggered floods, worsening traffic and making commuting harder.

Classes and government work were also suspended in the country's capital region on Tuesday. Some complained online, however, that certain cities announced suspensions late, when students were already in school or on their way to school.

Below are some photos of the floods in Metro Manila.

Manila

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Area of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT1) Pedro Gil Station, Taft Avenue, Manila

Photo by @akosivicente2 on Twitter
Photo by @annzkie_21 on Twitter
Photo by @annzkie_21 on Twitter

V Mapa, Sta Mesa, Manila

Photo by @BrentJonel on Twitter

Fatima Avenue, Valenzuela City

Photo by @RWG_OSH on Twitter

Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City

Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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