Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

1. Typhoon Bopha killed at least 52 people in the Philippines as the strongest storm to hit the country this year wreaked devastation.

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

2. The military said a landslide destroyed a Philippine Army patrol base in a mountainous area of the town.

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

3. A family rest inside a classroom used as temporary shelter in Butuan City, Agusan del Sur, on the southern island of Mindanao

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

4. Philippine Air Force troops use a dinghy to evacuate residents from floods in Cagayan de Oro, southern Philippines

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

5. Residents prepare to assess their house which was damaged by Typhoon Bopha in Butuan city in southeastern Philippines

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

6. Workers clear a fallen tree from a road in Tagum, Davao del Norter province, on the southern island of Mindanao

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

7. Residents gather their belongings after their house was destroyed by strong winds in Cagayan de Oro

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

8. A man carrying his pet dog wades along a flooded street in Cagayan de Oro City, southern island of Mindanao

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

9. One of the Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station captured this image of Super Typhoon Bopha.

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

10. A boy rides on a makeshift raft made from a banana tree after heavy rans brought about by Typhoon Bopha in Pantukan town.

Typhoon Bopha: the Philippines hit by its most powerful storm of the year

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