It was 1,190 kilometres (738 miles) away in the Pacific with sustained winds of 205 kilometres per hour (127 miles per hour).
Typhoon Haiyan left more than 7,300 people dead or missing and displaced over five million in the central Philippines in 2013.
The storm's current path has it passing through the Luzon Strait between the Philippines and southern Taiwan, before continuing on to Hong Kong and Macau. It could affect as many as 31.4 million people in the region, according to the United Nation's Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.
"As Mangkhut has a large circulation with intense winds, it will pose considerable threat to the coast of Guangdong", according to the Hong Kong Observatory.
On this topic, Philippines disaster agency Executive Director Ricardo Jalad said, "residents in coastal areas must be evacuated by Thursday [today], when heavy rains are expected". Almost 48,000 houses in those high-risk areas are made of light materials and vulnerable to Mangkhut's ferocious winds.
Governor Manuel Mamba of the Philippines island of Cagayan said officials would start evacuating islanders on Thursday.
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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) went on red alert on Thursday, September 13, to monitor areas in the path of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) and prepare for disaster response.
The storm, which is the strongest to hit the Philippines this year, is also threatening farmlands in Luzon just before the rice and corn harvest.
Mangkhut has already swept past the USA territory of Guam, in the western Pacific, where it caused flooding and power outages.
Weather forecasters in Vietnam have predicted that four to six typhoons and tropical depressions could develop off the country's east coast from now until the end of the year. He has already ordered schools and government offices to close. Residents covered glass windows with wood, strengthened houses with rope and wooden braces and moved fishing boats to safety.
Shoppers were stocking up on fruits and vegetables, as well as fish and meat, with many stores selling out their wares earlier than usual, according to the South China Morning Post.
An average of 20 typhoons and storms lash the Philippines each year, killing hundreds of people and leaving millions in near-perpetual poverty.
Evacuating institutionalized people ahead of a storm is always a challenge, but failing to do so can prove deadly. One trusted computer model, the European simulation, predicted more than 115 cm in parts of North Carolina.
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Hubbard said so far this year, the Atlantic season has been fairly average, but it's been busier in the Pacific. East Coast from Florence next week has increased, the Miami-based weather forecaster added.
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The negative thing is two of them have been in the quarterfinals and semifinals of a grand slam, close to fight for titles. But the big Argentine swept through the tiebreaker, wrapping up the opener after 69 minutes of impressive shot-making.
Conditions were garbage and Week 1 is always wonky, but the Steelers offense couldn't break free from the Browns. Gordon had only three passes thrown his way against the Steelers, but made the most of his only reception.
But del Potro might have an ace up his sleeve - a group of 14 mates who have come to NY from his home town of Tandil, Argentina. Nadal would figure to have a tougher time in his fourth meeting with del Potro in the last of five Grand Slam tournaments.
The entire coastlines of North and SC , in addition to some parts of southeastern Virginia, are under a mandatory evacuation plan. Airlines have begun to cancel flights at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in advance of Hurricane Florence.
The NCA is set up to tackle the most serious and organised crime posing the highest risk to public security in Britain. In a statement , the airline added: "We have notified the police and relevant authorities".
Kim, who was joined by Chinese special envoy Li Zhanshu, smiled and waved to crowds but did not make any public statements. The guide said Kim Jung Un "appreciates attractive women and wants North Korean women to be the most handsome of all".
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It'll be a challenge for me. "If I'm going to do something at this point, it's going to be because I enjoy it", said Brady. Brady said his desire to play another five years is based, in large part, on his belief that he's gotten better with age.
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