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Typhoon Rammasun Batters the Philippines

A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost 150,000 people.

. Residents walk beside a boat destroyed by strong winds in the coastal community of Baseco in metro Manila on July 16. A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost 150,000 people and shutting financial markets, government offices and schools, rescue officials said on Wednesday Romeo Ranoco / Reuters

. Cars are pinned downed by uprooted trees near a posh subdivision as Typhoon Rammasun barreled across Manila on July 16. Ted Aljibe / AFP - Getty Images

. Residents take refuge in an evacuation center in Manila on July 16. Ritchie B. Tongo / EPA

. A fisherman retrieves debris from his fishpen after it was destroyed by strong winds in the coastal town of Bacoor on July 16. Erik De Castro / Reuters

. Members of a boat's crew ask residents to flee their house after it was damaged by strong winds and rain brought by typhoon Rammasun along the coastline of metro Manila on July 16. Dennis M. Sabangan / EPA

. Residents of the Baseco district evacuate to safer ground during the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun on July 16, 2014 in Manila. Bullit Marquez / AP

. A resident carries a tank of liquified petroleum gas as he negotiates a flooded area in Quezon City on July 16. Aaron Favila / AP

. Residents try to escape from strong winds in a fishing village in Las Pinas, south of Manila, on July 16. Francis R. Malasig / EPA

. A boy hugs an electric post while other people take cover under a tree as strong winds brought by Typhoon Rammasun, locally called Glenda, battered Manila on July 16. A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost 150,000 people and shutting financial markets, government offices and schools, rescue officials said on Wednesday. Romeo Ranoco / Reuters

. Workers pile sand bags along the sea wall of Roxas Boulevard in Manila on July 16. Jay Directo / AFP - Getty Images

. A satellie image shows Typhoon Rammasun on July 14. NOAA via EPA