At least 40 people are dead or missing after a typhoon slams the Philippines.
Winds of up to 121 miles ...or 195 kiomters per hour ... made landfall at dawn.
Homes have been leveled.
People are seeking safety where they can.
About 20 typhoons hit the Philippines every year, often causing death and destruction.
Typhoon slams Philippines (0:29)
Dec. 4 - About 40 people were killed or missing in flash floods and landslides in the Philippines. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. ( Transcript )