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Typhoon Hagupit slams Philippines
By Reuters -

A general view of damaged houses swept by Typhoon Hagupit in Eastern Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

A mother carries her baby while others rest at an evacuation center for the coastal community, to shelter from typhoon Hagupit, in Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

A resident burns debris brought at the height of Typhoon Hagupit in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro 

A typhoon victim stands near clothes hung out for drying in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

Typhoon victims display a placard asking for food from motorists by the side of a road in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

A vehicle drives along the coast past waves, caused by typhoon Hagupit, in Atimonan town, Quezon province, south of Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

Children play in the remains of a house destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro 

Children play atop sacks of donated clothes at an evacuation center for the coastal community to take shelter from Typhoon Hagupit, in Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

Typhoon victims stay in their house destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit in Can-avid, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

Children queue for food at an evacuation center for the coastal community, to shelter from typhoon Hagupit, near Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines 

A woman feeds her daughter, as they join other residents taking refuge in a gymnasium which has been converted into an evacuation center in San Juan town, Batangas province, south of Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

A girl scoops rice from a pot outside a house destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit in Can-avid, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

A typhoon victim carries her baby near clothes hung out for drying in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

A man searches for recyclable plastic items along the coast, after strong winds and heavy rain brought by typhoon Hagupit battered Atimonan town, Quezon province, south of Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

A typhoon victim recover clothes in the remains of her house in Dolores, Samar, in central Philippines, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

A man walks on a street while strong winds and heavy rain, brought by typhoon Hagupit, batter Atimonan town, Quezon province, south of Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

A child sleeps at an evacuation center for the coastal community, to shelter from typhoon Hagupit, near Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

Children look out of a window at an evacuation center for the coastal community, to shelter from typhoon Hagupit, near Manila, December 8, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

Strong winds and waves brought by Typhoon Hagupit pound the seawall in Legazpi City, Albay province southern Luzon December 7, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines

Volcanic rocks are washed onto a main road during a flash flood brought by Typhoon Hagupit in Guinobatan, Albay province southern Luzon, December 7, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Stringer Philippines