Thousands in the Philippines are evacuating from the capital ahead of Typhoon Noru


Residents of the Tondo district in Manila carry their children as they evacuate to safer grounds on Sunday before Typhoon Noru arrives in the Philippines.

A powerful typhoon shifted and abruptly gained strength Sunday as it blew closer to the northeastern Philippines, prompting evacuations from high-risk villages and the capital.

(Image credit: Aaron Favila/AP)

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