After the Philippines, the Hong Kong Observatory predicts Mangkhut will plough into the Chinese mainland early on Monday south of Hong Kong and north of the island province of Hainan. Though it is likely to weaken from a super typhoon to a severe typhoon, it will still be packing sustained winds of 109 mph, it said. … [Read more...] about Philippines hit by monster typhoon Mangkhut
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Pictures of shattered windows in high rise buildings across the city were shared online. BBC reported that apartment buildings were swaying from the wind. Roofs were torn off, trees were downed and cranes atop half-built skyscrapers were swinging wildly, CNN reported. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Mangkhut Weakens To Tropical Storm, Over 56 Dead
With a massive rain cloud band 900 560 miles wide, combined with seasonal monsoon rains, the typhoon could set off landslides and flash floods, government forecasters said. Storm warnings have been raised in 25 provinces on the main northern island of Luzon, restricting sea travel. … [Read more...] about Thousands evacuated as powerful typhoon nears Philippines
The typhoon is approaching at the start of the rice and corn harvesting season in Cagayan, a major agricultural producer, and farmers were scrambling to save what they could of their crops, Mr Mamba said. The threat to agriculture comes as the Philippines tries to cope with rice shortages. … [Read more...] about Evacuation under way as huge typhoon nears Philippines