Wednesday 22 January 2020

In Pictures: 20 dead after Typhoon Phanfone hits central Philippines

Fallen power lines dangle over buildings after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Fallen power lines dangle over buildings after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Fallen trees are seen after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Fallen trees and buildings are seen after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Destroyed Christmas decorations are seen after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
Fallen tree branches litter a basketball court after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
A man walks past damaged homes after Typhoon Phanfone swept through Tanauan, Leyte, in the Philippines December 25, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Paul Cinco/via REUTERS
Workers remove a fallen tree and electric pylon (L) destroyed at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Salcedo town, Eastern Samar province on December 26, 2019. - (Photo by ALREN BERONIO/AFP via Getty Images)
Workers pull a fallen electric pylon damaged at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Salcedo town in Eastern Samar province on December 26, 2019. (Photo by ALREN BERONIO/AFP via Getty Images)
A house destroyed at the height of Typhoon Phanfone is seen in Balasan town in Iloilo province on December 26, 2019 (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)
A family eat a meal inside their house damaged at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Guiuan town in Eastern Samar province on December 26, 2019. (Photo by ALREN BERONIO/AFP via Getty Images)
Motorists speed past a fallen electric pylon damaged at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Balasan town in Iloilo province on December 26, 2019. (Photo by STR / AFP) (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents construct a makeshift shelter after their house was destroyed at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Guiuan town in Eastern Samar province on December 26, 2019. (Photo by ALREN BERONIO/AFP via Getty Images)
Lamp posts damaged due to typhoon Phanfone lie on a road in Ormoc City, Leyte province in central Philippines on December 25, 2019. (Photo by RONALD FRANK DEJON/AFP via Getty Images)
This undated handout image received courtesy of Jung Byung-joon on December 26, 2019 shows damage caused by Typhoon Phanfone outside Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo, the capital of Aklan province. (Photo by Handout / Courtesy of Jung Byung-joon / AFP)
This undated handout image received courtesy of Jung Byung-joon on December 26, 2019 shows damage caused by Typhoon Phanfone outside Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo, the capital of Aklan province.(Photo by Handout / Courtesy of Jung Byung-joon / AFP)
A resident looks at a house damaged at the height of Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province in the central Philippines on December 25, 2019. (Photo by BOBBIE ALOTA/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk past a house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province in the central Philippines on December 25, 2019. (Photo by BOBBIE ALOTA/AFP via Getty Images)
Fishermen carry a boat to higher ground in Baybay, eastern Samar on December 24, 2019, after typhoon Phanfone hit the central Philippines. (Photo by ALREN BERONIO/AFP via Getty Images)

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