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coming only to the ankle or knee

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Quirino Avenue, Plaza Dilao, United Nations Avenue, Kalaw Avenue and Buendia Avenue were in ankle-deep waters, which began to subside at around noon.
In a report from Unang Balita, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) said that MacArthur Highway in Marilao was flooded by ankle-deep to leg-deep water, which also slowed down passing motorists.
"Staff managed to maintain uninterrupted service despite working intermittently by torchlight and also ankle-deep in water.
On Sunday, passengers waded through ankle-deep water to board their aircraft due to a flash flood at the departure lounge.
In Las Pinas city of southern Manila, people waded through ankle-deep water during the morning commute, Efe news reported.
On May 29, 2009, Aasiya (17) and Neelofar (22) were abducted, raped and subsequently raped by the Indian men in uniform when they had gone to their small orchard across the ankle-deep Ranbi Ara stream in the south Kashmir town.
People's gardens were completely waterlogged with ankle-deep floods.
Modi then rolled up his pants to wade ankle-deep in the waves, joined by Netanyahu, who did not roll up his pants which were consequently soaked.
A CHRISTMAS market has been dubbed a "winter blunderland" after visitors struggled through ankle-deep mud only to find a half-built grotto with no Santa.
Lewis Scott said: "It was an amazing few days despite being ankle-deep in mud."
Parts of Ilam province received more than a foot of rainfall over three days last week, producing flash floods that sent cars careening down city streets and left thousands of homes ankle-deep in mud once the water receded.
BERKASOVO, Serbia, Dhu-AlHijjah 16, 1436, Sep 30, 2015, SPA --Afghan asylum-seeker Asina Ansari stood ankle-deep in mud on the border between Serbia and Croatia, clutching her feverish and shivering 2-year-old son Mohtar in a blanket, AP reported.
The unseasonal weather caused traffic chaos in Northfield, Kings Norton, Sheldon and Solihull with roads ankle-deep in water and the ground covered in a carpet of white hailstones from the blizzard which struck at 7.30pm on Tueday.
Similarly, residents who walk around local shopping centres such as the West, Shields or Chillingham Roads, and parks like Paddy Freemans and Jesmond Dene complain endlessly about the overflowing bins and ankle-deep rubbish.