New Jersey's Filipino community reels as Typhoon Haiyan hits the Philippines

A resident walks past high waves pounding the

A resident walks past high waves pounding the sea wall amidst strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legaspi, Albay province, south of Manila. One of the most intense typhoons on record whipped the Philippines, terrifying millions as monster winds tore roofs off buildings and giant waves washed away flimsy homes. (Nov. 8, 2013) (November 8, 2013 5:22 PM)

New Jersey's Filipino community is reeling following the destruction Typhoon Haiyan brought to their homeland. In Jersey City, family and friends watched as 150 mph winds slammed the homes of the Central Philippines. "The houses there, they're not that strong and sturdy, you know, just a few raindrops and it's like gone," says Linsel Alfonso. The typhoon has been reported to be one of...

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