Some aid is finally reaching the worst-hit areas of the Philippine archipelago, but elsewhere, survivors are still hungry, thirsty and homeless.
Over two dozen people have died and widespread damage reported as the monster Typhoon Mangkhut crashed into the northern Philippines coast and Taiwan. The storm is also expected to hit Hong Kong and southern China.
Hong Kong and Macau are battening down the hatches as the super typhoon hits southern China. Mangkhut left at least 64 people dead in the Philippines, as it smashed property, tore down power lines, and caused landslides.
Tropical storms are seasonal weather events. But they never fail to shock us with the destruction they wreak. DW ranks some of the worst and fiercest ever.
Officials in the Philippines are preparing for evacuations as Typhoon Nina approaches the northern part of the country. The storm is expected to make landfall on Christmas Day.
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