Typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines

Nov 10, 2013, 14:29 PM IST
Vehicles and a body lie amongst the devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan, in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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Vehicles and a body lie amongst the devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan, in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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A resident passes by toppled car outside an airport terminal after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines.

The airport devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan that slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, Philippines.
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The airport devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan that slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province, Philippines.

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead.
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Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine provinces Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and hundreds of people dead.

Residents carry relief goods on top of destroyed homes after strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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Residents carry relief goods on top of destroyed homes after strong waves caused by Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

Residents run out carrying food after storming a grocery shop in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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Residents run out carrying food after storming a grocery shop in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

Boys stand on debris from damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Boys stand on debris from damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

Resident walk past damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Resident walk past damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

Residents cover their nose from the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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Residents cover their nose from the smell of dead bodies in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

Residents walk past damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Residents walk past damaged houses in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

Residents carry relief goods in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Residents carry relief goods in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

A woman looks out from the remains of her damaged house in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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A woman looks out from the remains of her damaged house in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

A Filipino boy carries bottled water amongst the damaged houses where a ship was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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A Filipino boy carries bottled water amongst the damaged houses where a ship was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

Survivors walk through the rubble of damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Survivors walk through the rubble of damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

A damaged car sits on a street in Borbon town, north Cebu, central Philippines, after Typhoon Haiyan hit the town.
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A damaged car sits on a street in Borbon town, north Cebu, central Philippines, after Typhoon Haiyan hit the town.

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines.
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The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines.

Survivors fill the streets to the downtown area as they race for supplies at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.
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Survivors fill the streets to the downtown area as they race for supplies at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines.

New-born baby Bea Joy is held as mother Emily Ortega, 21, rests after giving birth at an improvised clinic at Tacloban airport.
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New-born baby Bea Joy is held as mother Emily Ortega, 21, rests after giving birth at an improvised clinic at Tacloban airport.

Personnel of the Philippines Army 51st engineer corps load water for victims of Typhoon Haiyan at Villamor Air Force Base in Manila, Philippines.
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Personnel of the Philippines Army 51st engineer corps load water for victims of Typhoon Haiyan at Villamor Air Force Base in Manila, Philippines.

Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines.
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Residents watch as others throw goods from a warehouse in Guiuan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines.

Survivors move past the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.
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Survivors move past the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines.

Philippine military personnel try to prioritize children and women first as people wait for evacuation flights in Tacloban, central Philippines.
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Philippine military personnel try to prioritize children and women first as people wait for evacuation flights in Tacloban, central Philippines.

Typhoon survivors rush to board to board a C-130 military transport plane.
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Typhoon survivors rush to board to board a C-130 military transport plane.

Survivors from Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan disembark a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Villamor Airbase, in Manila.
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Survivors from Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan disembark a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Villamor Airbase, in Manila.