PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan pounds Philippines

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. It had been poised to be the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded at landfall, a weather expert said. <span class=meta>(AP Photo/NOAA)</span>
November 9, 2013 9:16:35 AM PST