At least 41 people are confirmed dead after Typhoon Bopha tore its way through the southern Philippines on Tuesday, December 4.
Among the victims were soldiers and villagers in an army truck that washed away.
The storm struck the island of Mindanao, which suffered another deadly storm a year ago that killed nearly 1,200 people. The typhoon’s strength on par with a Category 5 hurricane, and it made landfall Tuesday morning.
Along with torrential downpours and floods, mudslides could be a major problem considering the fragile nature of many homes in the Philippines. Nearly 56,000 people have been evacuated from their homes and are staying at storm centers across the country.
Below are pictures from the devastation and images depicting the storm’s movement.
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