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Mangkhut sets its sights on Rota

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 1:23 PM +10:00 Updated:

According to the 12:34pm bulletin out of the National Weather Service Typhoon Mangkhut is setting its sights on Rota. The NWS reporting that Rota can expect a direct or near direct hit by a Category 2 typhoon with winds of up to 100 miles per hour or more. A typhoon warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan and adjacent coastal waters in the Mariana Islands. Typhoon conditions, including destructive winds of 74 mph or more, are expected this afternoon at all locations. The latest NWS bulletin tracks the center of typhoon Mangkhut as 140 miles-east-northeast of Guam with maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. It is moving west 18 miles per hour.

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