Limited access and extensive damage have made it impossible to give exact figures of the damage in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan, but some early reports suggest that hundreds might have been killed and injured.

Charie Villa is with the ABS-CBN network in the Philippines.

The Tacloban City airport has reportedly just been cleared for emergency landings.

[Update]

The Red Cross reportedly believes at least 1,200 are dead.