PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan pounds Philippines

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">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 &#40;5:30 p.m. EST&#41;. Haiyan, the world&#39;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. (AP Photo&#47;NOAA)</span></div>
November 9, 2013 9:16:35 AM PST