Mangkhut made landfall in southern mainland China on Sunday evening, killing four people in the province of Guangdong. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, also known as ‘Ompong’ is expected to smash into the coast in mere hours, bringing with it devastating winds of up to 170mph and destructive storm surges of up to 19 ft according to government authorities. Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally in the Philippines as Ompong, is among the world’s strongest storms of 2018. In Macau, up to 10inches of rainfall is predicted with warnings in place for flash flooding, while Hong Kong can expect to be smashed by 100mph winds. Typhoon Mangkhut path- Mangkhut's current position (Image: JTWC) As it descends on the South China Sea, the Chinese government has issued the evacuation of 2.45 million people from Guangdong province. But the storm has now passed over Hong Kong and smashed into South China. Four people were killed in China, the Chinese state broadcaster confirmed on September 17 . Typhoon Mangkhut: Storm's path of destruction, Flood waters hit Hong Kong before the typhoon made landfall.
Mangkhut/Ompong was already as strong as a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane, bringing winds of at least 157 miles per hour. The Global Disaster Alert and Coordinating System warned on Wednesday that the storm was expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on strength, affected population and path. Typhoon Mangkhut buried people at a mining camp in the Philippines, The storm damaged windows of the One Harbourfront office in Hong Kong. The system’s winds have climbed down from maximum of 127 mph but still remain a force to be reckoned with at 107 mph. But people that have been affected by the deadly storm now have to pick up the pieces and try to restore what Typhoon Mangkhut has destroyed. Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Watch powerful winds TEAR APART Guam building, Typhoon Mangkhut tracker: What time will super typhoon hit Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut path: Authorities have warned that the Philippines could face 19ft storm surges, Typhoon Mangkhut path tracker LIVE: THOUSANDS evacuate in Philippines, Hurricane Florence vs Typhoon Mangkhut: MONSTER storms compared. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Share. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Posted at Sep 11 2018 11:37 AM. The storm makes landfall in China's Guangdong province, where 2.45 million people are evacuated from seven cities and 48,000 fishing boats are called back to the port.
The maximum storm surge height from the storm was expected to be around 3 feet in Banoa, the Philippines, the GDACS said. It was the strongest typhoon to strike Luzon since Megi in 2010, and the strongest to make landfall anywhere in the Philippines since Haiyan in 2013. TYPHOON Mangkhut has claimed at least 64 lives since it battered the Philippines on Saturday — and has now smashed Hong Kong and South China with wind speeds up to 138mph. At least 69 people are now believed to have died as Typhoon Mangkhut left its path of destruction in the course of just a few days. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. Over two days more than 15,000 people leave the northern Philippines, as winds of up to 158 mph and a band of rain cloud 560 miles wide approach the islands. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. "Since it's still so far away from Hong Kong, its path can easily deviate several hundreds of kilometers from the predicted path. World Typhoon Track Storm Super Typhoon Mangkhut, also known as super Typhoon Ompong, continued on its westward path on Wednesday, threatening … Typhoon Mangkhut’s path. Typhoon Mangkhut path MAPPED: Where will Super Typhoon make landfall? Schools Closing In Preparation For Hurricane Florence, Map: Places Being Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane Florence. But it could be very close to Hong Kong. “Seas will be very rough with swells.
It is expected to hit the Chinese regions of Guizhou, Chongqing and Yunnan later on Monday. “Even for a person of my weight, I was about to be blown down by the wind which made me very scared.
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