Wind, rain lashes north Philippines as huge typhoon approaches

Strong winds buffet trees in Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines, September 14, 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Courtesy of Mark Espiritu Reparejo/via REUTERS

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a powerful typhoon to stay indoors, as the country braced for heavy rain and damage to infrastructure and crops. Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to barrel through the northernmost tip of the Philippines early […]

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