Modified: December 13, 2012 at 11:24 pm •
Published: December 13, 2012
People walk over a destroyed bridge in Samoa's capital Apia, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, after cyclone Evan ripped through the South Pacific island nation. The powerful cyclone flattened homes and uprooted trees with winds of up to 165 kilometers (100 miles) per hour.
Phone lines, Internet service and electricity were down across the country, and the airport was closed.(AP Photo/Seti Afoa)