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Super Typhoon Mangkhut Threatens 37 Million People

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Threatens 37 Million People The Pacific typhoon is about 280 miles from the coast of the Philippines The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) says that Vietnam and several parts of China are also likely to be hit by the typhoon. With the equivalent power of a Category 5 hurricane, GDACS is predicting Mangkhut will have a "high humanitarian impact." The eye of the typhoon alone stretches 78 miles across. Tropical climatologists are calling Mangkhut the "planet's most powerful storm system to have developed this year." Greg Browning, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology, via Business Insider Mangkhut is expected to reach the Philippine island of Luzon on Saturday.

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