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Typhoon Hagupit heads for the Philippines

Around half a million people have fled coastal villages and left their homes in the Philippines as a powerful storm approaches.
But, no-one is sure where the worst affected places will be because typhoons can change direction and intensity.
A Filipino child plays outside their home while waiting for pre-emptive evacuation at a slum area in Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Hagupit's huge size, of 370 miles, means that about 50 million people, or half the nation's population, could be affected.
Filipino child peers outside hi house while waiting for pre-emptive evacuation at a slum area in Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Around half a million people have fled coastal villages and left their homes in the Philippines as a powerful storm approaches.
Residents are evacuated to a safer place in Legazpi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila on December 6, 2014 ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hagupit
People are being moved to higher ground and into more solid buildings such as churches, schools and sports stadiums.
Filipino residents evacuate to safer ground in the town of Qinapondan, Samar island, Philippines,
Meteorologists had said there was a chance that Hagupit could head north towards Japan and miss the Philippines altogether, but that's looking more and more unlikely.
girl walks along the shore as strong waves from Typhoon Hagupit hit Atimonan, Quezon province, eastern Philippines on Saturday, Dec.
Typhoon Hagupit is due to hit land on Saturday evening. The latest update from weather authorities in the Philippines said that Hagupit, which means "smash" in Filipino, had weakened slightly, though it still had powerful gusts.
This image made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Typhoon Hagupit on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
President Benigno Aquino has ordered food supplies to be sent to affected areas as well as troops and police to help people after the storm.
Filipino residents take shelter inside a gymnasium turned into a temporary evacuation center in Mambaling village, Cebu province, central Philippines,
It is on course for the Eastern and Northern Samar provinces and the city of Tacloban, where thousands were killed by Typhoon Haiyan a year ago. Haiyan - known as Yolanda in the Philippines - was the most powerful typhoon ever recorded over land.
Tacloban coast