Typhoon in the Philippines

  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon1.jpg
    June 24, 2008: Philippine Coast Guard rescuers retrieve a floating body, left, near the sunken passenger ferry the MV Princess of the Stars off the Sibuyan Sea in central Philippines. Still hoping for a miracle, divers wriggled into the upside-down ferry Tuesday but found only bodies three days after the vessel capsized during a powerful typhoon with more than 850 people aboard, officials said.

    AP
  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon2.jpg
    June 24, 2008: An oil slick is seen from the sunken passenger ferry, the MV Princess of the Stars, as rescue boats anchor nearby, off the Sibuyan Sea in central Philippines. Still hoping for a miracle, divers wriggled into an upside-down ferry Tuesday but found only bodies three days after the vessel capsized during a powerful typhoon with more than 850 people aboard, officials said.

    AP
  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon3.jpg
    June 24, 2008: A Philippine Coast Guard rescuer approaches a floating body near the sunken passenger ferry the MV Princess of the Stars off the Sibuyan Sea in central Philippines. Still hoping for a miracle, divers wriggled into the upside-down ferry Tuesday but found only bodies three days after the vessel capsized during a powerful typhoon with more than 850 people aboard, officials said.

    AP
  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon4.jpg
    June 24, 2008: Oniel Lubguban, right, a survivor in the ill-fated MV Princess of Stars, smiles as he is greeted by his wife Julliane at the Philippine National Red Cross headquarters in Manila. Divers managed to get inside an upside-down ferry but found only bodies three days after the vessel capsized with more than 800 people aboard during a powerful typhoon, officials said.

    AP
  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon5.jpg
    June 24, 2008: A woman breaks into tears as she meets his husband, a survivor in the ill-fated MV Princess of Stars, at the Philippine National Red Cross headquarters in Manila. Divers managed to get inside an upside-down ferry but found only bodies three days after the vessel capsized with more than 800 people aboard during a powerful typhoon, officials said.

    AP
  • 0624081001_M_062408_Typhoon6.jpg
    June 24, 2008: In this handout released by the Philippine National Red Cross, Jonathan Pendon, a survivor in the MV Princess of Stars, is treated in Manila. Two teams of rescuers prepared to dive into rough waters off the Philippine coast Tuesday to find a way inside a capsized ferry in a desperate effort to locate 800 people believed to be still aboard.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon1.jpg
    June 23: A Filipino boy tries to salvage belongings at the typhoon-damaged Iloilo province, central Philippines. Philippine officials refused to give up hope of rescuing some of the 800 people missing after a ferry capsized in central Philippines during Typhoon Fengshen, even as the still-roiling seas hampered efforts to get inside the vessel.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon2.jpg
    June 23: Residents walk on a broken bridge at Iloilo province, central Philippines. Philippine officials refused to give up hope of rescuing some of the 800 people missing after a ferry capsized in central Philippines during Typhoon Fengshen, even as the still-roiling seas hampered efforts to get inside the vessel.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon3.jpg
    June 23: Survivor Jonathan Pendon Jr. of the ill-fated ship MV Princess of the Stars, recuperates in his room at Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Manila, where they were brought along with 27 other survivors after drifting in the sea for 48 hours. The MV Princess of the Stars ferry, with more than 700 passengers and crew on board, sank off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines at the height of typhoon Fengshen Saturday.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon4.jpg
    June 23: Survivor Fausto Colis of the ill-fated ship MV Princess of the Stars, talks to his relatives as he recuperates in his room at Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Manila, where they were brought along with 27 other survivors after drifting in the sea for 48 hours. The MV Princess of the Stars ferry, with more than 700 passengers and crew on board, sank off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines at the height of typhoon Fengshen Saturday.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon5.jpg
    June 23: In this photo released by the Philippine Coast Guard, part of the bottom of the sunken MV Princess of the Stars is seen off Sibuyan island, central Philippines. Typhoon Fengshen lashed the Philippines leaving more than 160 people dead as it submerged entire communities and capsized a passenger ferry carrying more than 800 passengers and crew.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon6.jpg
    June 23: Survivor Ciriaco Nunez Jr., a crewman of the ill-fated ship MV Princess of the Stars, is comforted by his wife Cathy as he rests in Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers south (106 miles) of Manila, Philippines, where survivors were brought after drifting in the sea for 48 hours. The MV Princess of the Stars ferry, with more than 800 passengers and crew on board, sank off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines at the height of typhoon Fengshen Saturday.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon7.jpg
    June 23: Injured Renato Lanurias, left, a survivor from the sunken MV Princess of Stars, is assisted by Lt. Gen Pedrito Cadungog, right, Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force, as he alights from a Philippine Air Force helicopter at the military air base in Manila, Philippines. Philippine officials refused to give up hope of rescuing some of the 800 people missing after a ferry capsized in central Philippines during Typhoon Fengshen, even as the still-roiling seas hampered efforts to get inside the vessel.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon8.jpg
    June 23: Survivors cheer in Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Manila, Philippines, where they were brought after drifting in the sea for 48 hours following the sinking of the MV Princess of the Stars ferry off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines. The ferry, with more than 800 passengers and crew on board, sank Saturday at the height of typhoon Fengshen which swept across the country.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon9.jpg
    June 23: Survivors of the ill-fated ship MV Princess of the Stars rest in their room at Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Manila, Philippines, where they were brought after drifting in the sea for 48 hours. The ferry, with more than 800 passengers and crew on board, sank off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines at the height of typhoon Fengshen Saturday.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon10.jpg
    June 23: Women survivors of the ill-fated ship MV Princess of the Stars, from left, Minerva Torremocha, Susan Lisbon and Richie Tayongtong, rest in their room at Quezon Memorial Hospital in Lucena city, 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Manila, Philippines, where they were brought along with other survivors after drifting in the sea for 48 hours. The MV Princess of the Stars ferry, with more than 800 passengers and crew on board, sank off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines at the height of typhoon Fengshen Saturday.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon11.jpg
    June 23: A girl holds a picture of her missing brother to her eye outside the Sulpicio Lines terminal in Manila, Philippines as relatives wait for news on the ill-fated MV Princess of the Stars. Rescuers were looking at boring a hole in the hull of a capsized ferry in a desperate attempt to find survivors amid fears that more than 800 passengers and crew may have died as Typhoon Fengshen carved an erratic, deadly swath through the Philippines.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon12.jpg
    June 23: In this photo released by the Philippine Coast Guard, part of the bottom of the sunken MV Princess of the Stars is seen off Sibuyan island, central Philippines. Typhoon Fengshen lashed the Philippines leaving more than 160 people dead as it submerged entire communities and capsized a passenger ferry carrying more than 800 passengers and crew.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon13.jpg
    June 23: An anxious relative is carried as she collapses outside the Sulpicio Lines terminal in Manila while waiting for news on the capsized MV Princess of the Stars. Typhoon Fengshen lashed the Philippines leaving more than 130 people dead as it submerged entire communities and capsized a passenger ferry carrying more than 700 passengers and crew.

    AP
  • 0623081115_M_062308_Typhoon14.jpg
    In this undated photo available from the Website of Sulpicio Lines, the MV Princess of Stars, a passenger and cargo ferry is shown. The ship with more than 740 passengers and crew aboard, ran aground and capsized after being buffeted by typhoon Fengshen off Sibuyan Island in central Philippines Saturday, June 21, 2008.

    AP
  • 0622080950_M_062208_typhoon1.jpg
    June 22: Residents salvage belongings from their damaged homes in Iloilo city, central Philippines. Typhoon Fengshen lashed the Philippines for a second day Sunday, leaving at least 80 people dead as it submerged entire communities and capsized a passenger ferry carrying more than 740 passengers and crew.

    AP
  • 0622080950_M_062208_typhoon2.jpg
    June 22: A boy tries to catch a passenger jeep along flood waters in Manila.

    AP
  • 0622080950_M_062208_typhoon3.jpg
    June 22: Filipino children play as vehicles pass a flooded street in suburban Manila.

    AP
  • 0621082058_M_typhoon1.jpg
    June 22: A passenger bus negotiates a flooded road in Manila.

    AP
  • 0621082058_M_typhoon2_450.jpg
    June 22: Vehicles negotiate a flooded road in Manila.

    AP
  • 0621082058_M_typhoon3.jpg
    June 22: In this handout released by the Zamboanga city government shown is flooded areas of a farming village in Zamboanga province, southern Philippines.

    AP
  • 0621082058_M_typhoon4.jpg
    June 22: In this handout released by the Zamboanga city government shown is flooded area of a farming village in Zamboanga province, southern Philippines.

    AP

 

 

Advertisement

Slideshows

Close