But not a drop to drink. It has been a grim week for thousands of people in the Philippines and Malaysia, whose lives have been devastated by a typhoon and flooding.
Typhoon Rai left hundreds dead and over 600,000 displaced in the southern and central regions of the Philippines last week, with stranded victims in the visayas and northern Mindanao islands in , reports Raul Dancel from Manila.
In Peninsular Malaysia, dozens have died whilesince the weekend, reports Malaysia correspondent Hazlin Hassan, as over the and to rescue and victims. Our correspondent Nadirah H. Rodzi recounts the trauma of being on a key Kuala Lumpur expressway, as floodwaters swirled around them. Ram Anand’s report from Taman Sri Muda in Shah Alam, one of the worst-hit areas.