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- Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record.
- Nearly 37 million people are estimated to be in the storm’s path, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.
- Mangkhut, which is equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane, has prompted mass evacuations in the Philippines and China.
- Meteorologists have warned that the storm may have a “high humanitarian impact” based on the high wind speeds and the exposed population located in vulnerable areas.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurtling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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