November 08, 2013
Add a message
Flooded rice fields were seen after Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines.
EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN
A view of the typhoon ravaged city of Tacloban on Saturday.
Typhoon Haiyan was seen from the International Space Station Saturday.
FRANCIS R. MALASIG/EPA
More than 100 people were killed in the storm, an official said.
Volunteers packed relief goods inside a Department of Social Welfare and Development warehouse on Friday.
JAY ROMMEL LABRA/EPA
Nearly 750,000 people were forced to flee their homes, and damage was believed to be extensive.
Residents struggled against strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan in Bayog town.
CHARISM SAYAT/AFP/Getty Images
Because of cut-off communications in the Philippines, it was impossible to know the full extent of casualties and damage.
Girls riding on bicycles were splashed by strong waves in a coastal village as Haiyan battered Bayog town.
A house was engulfed by storm surge brought by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in Legazpi city, Albay province, Philippines.
JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images
A fisherman secured his outrigger in a river near Manila Bay.
A three-wheeled motorcycle maneuvered throughn floodwaters in Taguig.
ABS-CBN via Reuters
Debris flew as strong winds and rain battered buildings. Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines early Friday.
The massive typhoon made landfall with sustained winds of 195 miles per hour and gusts up to 235.
Weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the typhoon was not losing much of its strength because there is no large land mass to slow it down.
Ahead of the storm's landfall, a resident carried a baby as they crossed a river.
A resident held onto a kilo of rice.
Residents reinforced their homes in a village south of Manila.
CHARISM Z. SAYAT/AFP/Getty Images
Residents of Legazpi city in Albay province, south of Manila, were evacuated ahead of a massive typhoon.
Outriggers were anchored on the shore of Manila Bay as Typhoon Haiyan approached. Authorities warned more than 12 million people are at risk.
Japan Meteorological Agency via Reuters
The typhoon had maximum sustained winds of 195 miles per hour and gusts up to 235 mph.
Residents slept on the floor as they sought refuge inside a gymnasium in Sorsogon City. Thousands were evacuated from coastal communities.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password?
Home delivery subscribers get free access. Link Account
Customer Service Number: 1.888.MY.GLOBE
Receive free unlimited access to BostonGlobe.com for the next two weeks! Get access
Enter your e-mail address below. We’ll send you an e-mail with a link to reset your password.
Return to login
Continue reading by subscribing to BostonGlobe.com for just 99¢.