Fear of giant waves, floods, or landslides prompt the move, as Typhoon Melor slams into the archipelago nation.
Boulders the size of stretch limousines were moved by storm waves during Super Typhoon Haiyan.
A 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton goes on auction, a super typhoon menaces the Philippines and we get two very different views of an eruption off the coast of Africa.
Our recap this week from around the planet: A Super Typhoon menaces Alaska, a colorful remembrance of World War I, and supercooled crystals punch a hole in the sky.
Take a tour of some of the most impressive geological features around the world.
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi-NPP satellite catches a glimpse of a storm churning with 150-mile-per-hour winds.
The number of people confirmed killed when a super typhoon devastated the Philippines surpassed 5,200 on Friday.
Only Hurricane Andrew may have come close in strength to Typhoon Haiyan, say meteorologists.
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