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Typhoon Mangkhut leaves trail of damage in northern Philippines

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 15, 2018 13:02

Typhoon Mangkhut leaves trail of damage in northern Philippines

Super typhoon Mangkhut left a trail of damage after making landfall in the northern Philippines on Saturday (September 15).There were no immediate reports of casualties after Mangkhut, a category 5 storm, entered the province of Cagayan in the early hours and sent winds and rains across the entire main island of Luzon.The typhoon also enhanced the southwest monsoon, triggering flash-floods in the western regions of Luzon Island. About a quarter of the estimated 4.2 million people affected by the storm live in poverty and the United Nations estimated about 1.4 million farmers and 100,000 fishermen were hit by the typhoon.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 15, 2018 13:02