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Wading in the capital

Wading in the capital

Pedestrians navigate flooded streets near the Royal Palace after heavy rainfall in Phnom Penh. The rain left streets citywide flooded for hours on Friday afternoon, but no major damage was reported, said Nov Saroeun, chief of the drainage and pumping unit at the Municipal Public Works and Transport Department. Nov Saroeun said the flooding had subsided by the end of the day, and that it likely would have lasted for up to four days prior to the completion this year of Japanese-funded drainage improvements.

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