Super Typhoon Slams Into China After Pummeling Philippines

By James Pomfret and Enrico Dela Cruz HONG KONG/MANILA, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. Packing winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph) at its peak, tropical cyclone Mangkhut is … [Read more...]

Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a "very destructive" typhoon to stay indoors, as the country braced for heavy rain and damage to infrastructure and crops. Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to barrel through the northernmost tip of the Philippines … [Read more...]