Philippine island paralysed by Typhoon Haiyan

Thousands have been left homeless after coastal villages on Leyte were wiped out in an instant.

    Typhoon Haiyan swept through the central Philippines on Friday, destroying everything in its path.

    Thousands of people are believed to have been killed on the island of Leyte. Roads and coastal villages were wiped out in an instant.

    Al Jazeera's correspondent Jamela Alindogan was there when the storm struck and gives her account of what she witnessed.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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