Super Typhoon Haiyan is seen approaching the Philippines in this Japan Meteorological Agency handout image
Super Typhoon Haiyan is seen approaching the Philippines in this Japan Meteorological Agency handout image taken at 0630 GMT (0130 EST) November 7, 2013. Authorities in the Philippines grounded air and sea transport on Thursday and urged fishing boats to return to port as Super Typhoon Haiyan, most powerful storm on earth this year, gathered speed. With center winds of 215 kph (133 mph) and gusts of up to 250 kph, the storm, rated as category five, the most severe, was moving west-northwest at 33 kph in the Pacific Ocean. REUTERS/Japan Meteorological AgencyNOAA/Handout (JAPAN – Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT) ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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