Haiyan was packing maximum sustained winds of 275 kilometres per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 250 kph as it neared the Philippines, the weather bureau said.
epa03942086 Filipinos carry a victim in the super typhoon devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines, 09 November 2013. Philippine troops begin to retrieve bodies strewn in areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which was feared to have killed more than 100 people. The most powerful cyclone in three decades battered the Philippines, killing a number of people and displacing over 718,000, disaster relief officials said. Typhoon Haiyan was packing maximum sustained winds of 235 kilometres per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 275 kph as it made five landfalls over the eastern and central provinces of Eastern Samar, Leyte, Cebu and Iloilo, the national weather bureau said. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG
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