Asia Pacific Taking lessons from Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines moves fast on new storm

Typhoon Hagupit looks set to make landfall this weekend amid two of the Philippines' poorest provinces. Residents have already begun to evacuate, remembering the damage from last year's storm, which left thousands dead and millions displaced.

By , Staff writer


Tens of thousands of people along the Philippines’ eastern coast have evacuated their homes ahead of Typhoon Hagupit, an approaching storm that ranks among the most powerful this year.