The Philippines Starts Massive Evacuations as Huge Typhoon Nears

(From AP News)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities began evacuating thousands of people Thursday in the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing rescuers and troops on full alert in the country’s north. . . .

Forecasters said Typhoon Mangkhut could hit northeastern Cagayan province on Saturday.

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