Over 600,000 people have reportedly been affected by horrific flooding in the Philippines. Several people have died and many others are still missing. And images of the destruction are both sobering and frightening:

https://twitter.com/TheBarbarraKeyt/status/369849233941090304

https://twitter.com/alphadenise_/status/369854796510924802

https://twitter.com/harryharnden/status/369864642904207360

https://twitter.com/hunbubbletea/status/369866423704645632

https://twitter.com/anjmo021/status/369884995013201920

https://twitter.com/NiteAbs/status/369865259948851200

https://twitter.com/juliennelove_/status/369868629057081345

In the midst of the heartbreak and devastation, though, is an outpouring of prayers and support for the Filipino people:

https://twitter.com/netirature/status/369938879828086784

https://twitter.com/joninalynzend_/status/369890467204169729

https://twitter.com/JanKamillah13/status/369930458529660928

https://twitter.com/prettyZHEY13/status/369930907740016640

And there is hope for recovery:

We send our thoughts and prayers to all those affected.

Editor’s note: We have updated this post to remove several photos which are of previous flooding in the Philippines and were mistakenly included. Twitchy regrets the error.