A tornado has reportedly struck the Philippines as severe monsoon flooding that has already killed at least five people continues to hammer the island’s capital Manila. Torrential rainfall in recent days has plagued the Metro of Manila, which is home to more than 12 million people and a number of the nation’s major cities.

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Five people have been killed and thousands forced to leave their homes due to the storms, so far. The Marikina Public Information Office, which serves a city west of Manila, released a statement on Sunday warning residents to stay alert and follow upcoming weather advisories.