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    Bohol, Philippines
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    Super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) enters PHL


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     iReporter leoudtohan captured this video of inclement weather conditions in the Bohol island province in the central Philippines as Typhoon Haiyan bears down on the country. Some low lying areas have been evacuated and locals have prepared by cutting down unstable tree limbs and suspending school classes, he said. Bohol was hit by an earthquake last month which left more than 200 dead and many residents are still in makeshift shelters. Read the latest on Super Typhoon Haiyan from CNN.
    - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer

    Haiyan (Yolanda) becomes an extremely catastrophic super typhoon and is considered as the most powerful of all Super Typhoons for 2013. It now endangers Leyte and Samar provinces as well as the whole of Central Visayas in the Philippines.


    The potential landfall area of this super typhoon is likely along the Northern Leyte on or before noontime on Friday, November 08.


    Local disaster officials in Bohol, Philippines, which was affected by 7.2 magnitude earthquake last month, are on red alert, as flashfloods and landslides continue to be a threat.


    The province of Bohol is placed under storm signal no. 2.
    Families were evacuated in quake-hit towns on Thursday night.


    Some fishermen have decided not to set sail while residents in low-lying areas have been advised to prepare for evacuation.

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