Super Typhoon Mangkhut Makes Landfall In The Philippines
Friday, 14 September 2018 () Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall early Saturday in the northern Philippines, bringing with it gale-force winds and heavy rains as aid agencies warned millions are at risk, CNN reported. Known locally as Ompong, Mangkhut is lashing the northern parts of Luzon Island as it heads west into the South China Sea and toward Hong Kong and southern China. The Philippines Red Cross said waters were rising in Tuguegarao in northern Luzon. Mangkhut made landfall in far northeastern Luzon in Cagayan province about 2:30 a.m. local time Saturday. It has maximum sustained winds of 270 kilometers per hour (165 mph), with gusts as high as 325 kilometers per hour (200 mph), the equivalent of a Category 5...
A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after barreling past Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least... Reuters - Front PageAlso reported by •Reuters India •RTE.ie •Newsy •CBC.ca •The Age •SBS
Hundreds of vessels, from luxury yachts to dinghies to dragon boats, were washed ashore, damaged or sunk by the powerful Typhoon Mangkhut, which pummeled Hong Kong on Sunday, September 16. In Sai Kung,..