Evacuations as typhoon lashes Philippines

Updated October 30 2018 - 4:31pm, first published 12:03pm
More than 10,000 villagers were moved to safety in northern Philippines provinces before Yutu hit.
More than 10,000 villagers were moved to safety in northern Philippines provinces before Yutu hit.

A strong typhoon is battering the northern Philippines, where thousands of people have been evacuated to avoid a repeat of the death and destruction wrought by a powerful storm last month.