A village official leads a child as he is evacuated from their house at an informal settlers’ area as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila

A village official leads a child as he is evacuated from their house at an informal settlers' area as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila

A village official leads a child as he is evacuated from their house at an informal settlers’ area as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on July 16 as authorities said the first major storm of the country’s brutal rainy season claimed at least one life and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

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