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In Photos: Typhoon Haiyan Roars Across The Philippines

  • Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree as strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan hit Cebu City, Philippines, on Friday. The storm forced millions of people to flee to safer ground, damaging power lines and blowing apart houses.
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    Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree as strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan hit Cebu City, Philippines, on Friday. The storm forced millions of people to flee to safer ground, damaging power lines and blowing apart houses.
    Zander Casas/Reuters/Landov
  • A three-wheel motorcycle maneuvers in floodwaters in Taguig City. Haiyan, the most powerful cyclone in decades, has killed at least four people, according to The Associated Press.
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    A three-wheel motorcycle maneuvers in floodwaters in Taguig City. Haiyan, the most powerful cyclone in decades, has killed at least four people, according to The Associated Press.
    Francis R. Malasig/EPA/Landov
  • Legaspi City residents stand along a sea wall, as high waves and strong winds hit.
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    Legaspi City residents stand along a sea wall, as high waves and strong winds hit.
    Charism Sayat/AFP/Getty Images
  • A woman walks in a fishing village in Bacoor. The good news is that Haiyan is now back out over water, a sign that the worst is over.
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    A woman walks in a fishing village in Bacoor. The good news is that Haiyan is now back out over water, a sign that the worst is over.
    Ezra Acayan/Bancroft Media/Landov
  • This satellite image, taken from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite, shows Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines on Thursday.
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    This satellite image, taken from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite, shows Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines on Thursday.
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  • Those living near the slopes of Mayon volcano were evacuated to public schools by police in anticipation of the typhoon.
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    Those living near the slopes of Mayon volcano were evacuated to public schools by police in anticipation of the typhoon.
    Nelson Salting/AP
  • Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, with Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., speaks about Typhoon Haiyan during a nationally televised address at the Malacanang Palace in Manila.
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    Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, with Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., speaks about Typhoon Haiyan during a nationally televised address at the Malacanang Palace in Manila.
    Robert Vinas/Malacanang Photo Bureau/AP

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