In Photos: Typhoon Haiyan Roars Across The Philippines By editor • Nov 8, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email VIEW SLIDESHOW 1 of 6 Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree as strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan hit Cebu City, Philippines, on Friday. The storm forced millions of people to flee to safer ground, damaging power lines and blowing apart houses. Zander Casas / Reuters/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 2 of 6 This satellite image, taken from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite, shows Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines on Thursday. NASA VIEW SLIDESHOW 3 of 6 Legaspi City residents stand along a sea wall, as high waves and strong winds hit. Charism Sayat / AFP/Getty Images VIEW SLIDESHOW 4 of 6 A woman walks in a fishing village in Bacoor. The good news is that Haiyan is now back out over water, a sign that the worst is over. Ezra Acayan / Bancroft Media/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 5 of 6 Those living near the slopes of Mayon volcano were evacuated to public schools by police in anticipation of the typhoon. Nelson Salting / AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 6 of 6 Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree as strong winds from Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest typhoon in the world this year, hit Cebu City, Philippines, on Friday. Zander Casas / Reuters/Landov Originally published on November 8, 2013 11:27 am It is "the strongest tropical cyclone" on record to make landfall, according to Jeff Masters at Wunderground.