Hurricane Florence has made landfall

Hurricane Florence has made landfall International International What we’re covering here What we’re covering here Hurricane Florence: The Category 1 storm made landfall this morning near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Track the storm: The hurricane’s outer bands are now lashing the coast. You can track it here. In the field: See tweets from CNN’s reporters and producers on… Read More »

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Mangkhut — stronger than Hurricane Florence, which is currently lashing the US East Coast — is expected to make landfall on the Philippines island of Luzon island early on Saturday. Current wind speeds are up to 285 kilometers per hour (180 mph). The massive storm, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, has prompted alerts across east and… Read More »

Statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

But that’s not the only measurement that illustrates the storm’s immense strength — or the threat it poses to those in its path. Here are some statistics that show how powerful Mangkhut is: At its peak on Wednesday, Mangkhut became the strongest storm of 2018, with wind speeds of 285 kph (180 mph). Typhoon-force winds stretch for 270… Read More »

Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens millions – CNN Video

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In photos: Super Typhoon Mangkhut

A motorcyclist maneuvers through a flooded area as rains from Super Typhoon Mangkhut begin to affect Tuguegarao City, Philippines, on Friday, September 14. Aaron Favila/AP Updated 1346 GMT (2146 HKT) September 14, 2018 A motorcyclist maneuvers through a flooded area as rains from Super Typhoon Mangkhut begin to affect Tuguegarao City, Philippines, on Friday, September 14. Aaron Favila/AP… Read More »

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Mangkhut — stronger than Hurricane Florence, which is currently lashing the US East Coast — is expected to make landfall on the Philippines island of Luzon island early on Saturday. Current wind speeds are up to 285 kilometers per hour (180 mph). The massive storm, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, has prompted alerts across east and… Read More »