Massive Storm

Typhoon Bopha Hits the Philippines With Massive Power (Photos)

Shocking photos of Typhoon Bopha’s devastation.

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Bullit Marquez / AP Photo

Typhoon Bopha

Typhoon Bopha killed at least 283 people when it made landfall in the southern Philippines early Tuesday. Hundreds more remain missing. One of the strongest typhoons to hit the country this year, Bopha triggered landslides, caused flooding, and cut off power to two entire provinces.

Pictured here is the devastation at Montevista township, Compostela Valley, in the southern Philippines on December 5.

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Motorists on a flooded road in New Bataan town, Compostela Valley province on December 5, one day after the powerful Typhoon Bopha hit the province.

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The devastation caused by flash-flooding in the village of Andap after the typhoon, which caused more than 50,000 to flee from inundated villages.

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Residents stand next to the dead bodies of their relatives in New Bataan town in the Compostela Valley province.

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A damaged car and house in New Bataan town.

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Residents saw an uprooted tree to clear the road in Tagum City on December 4.

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A dog stands on top of an uprooted coconut tree in the village of Andap in Compestela Valley province on December 5.