A slow moving tropical storm battered the Philippines on Wednesday, leaving 27 dead and over 60 injured or missing, according to a government disaster response agency. The country's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council began rescuing stranded people and searching for fishermen swept away by powerful waves after Tropical Storm Juaning made landfall early Wednesday along northern Aurora province.
Several villages have been flooded in the storm that has wind gusts of up to 60 mph.
Officials cautioned residents in low-lying areas and mountainous regions about flash floods and landslides, while coastal regions have been warned about storm surges and deadly waves. However, that hasn't stopped some kids from playing in the waters. While children revel in the water, others have created makeshift boats to wade through their neighborhoods.
Here's a look at how some Filipinos are handling the rain: