Millions in path of Huge Typhoon

Posted by on Sunday, December 25, 2016
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A powerful late-season tropical storm in the north-west Pacific is spinning toward the Philippines.

Typhoon Nock-ten – also known as Typhoon Nina in the Philippines is packing winds of 240 km/h with gusts up to 300 km/h.

Strong winds and heavy rains are expected to lash the Philippines including the capital Manila on Boxing Day.

On Saturday, Philippine authorities started evacuating thousands of people from coastal villages.

Typhoon Nock-ten is is the strongest tropical cyclone this late in the year in more than 60 years.

The storm is expected to slow down and weaken once it makes landfall.



The Team

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