A house in the city of Legazpi in the Philippines is engulfed by storm surge from by the powerful Super Typhoon Haiyan on Friday, November 8. One of the most intense typhoons on record whipped the Philippines and threatened millions.
A woman and her children head for an evacuation center amid strong winds pounding Cebu City in central Philippines on November 8.
A fisherman lifts a post to reinforce his home at a coastal village in Las Pinas, south of Manila.
Huge waves from Haiyan hit the shoreline in Legazpi.
A resident carries a baby across a river at a coastal village in Las Pinas, south of Manila.
Residents clear the road after a tree was toppled by strong winds in the island province of Cebu, Philippines.
A fisherman secures his wooden boat along the sea wall amid strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legazpi.
Residents reinforce their homes in Las Pinas. With 25 million people in its path, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever observed, Super Typhoon Haiyan, made landfall Friday morning in the Philippines, the country's weather service reported.
Residents of Legazpi are relocated to an evacuation center on Thursday, November 7. Thousands of people were being moved as the storm, one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record, barreled toward the central Philippines.
The storm approaches the Philippines in this satellite image taken November 7 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. With sustained winds of 315 kph (195 mph) and gusts as strong as 380 kph (235 mph).
Workers bring down a billboard in Makati before Haiyan makes landfall.
In anticipation of the storm, fishermen carry a boat out of the water in Ormoc, Philippines.
Philippine Coast Guard personnel stand in formation beside newly acquired rubber boats after a blessing ceremony in Manila on Wednesday, November 6. The boats were to be deployed to the central Philippines in preparation for Haiyan.