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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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