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Mangkhut intensifies, will enter PAR Wednesday afternoon

GMA News Online logo GMA News Online 5 days ago Galarpe, Karen
Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong), Sept. 12, 2018, 11 a.m. © DOST PAGASA Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong), Sept. 12, 2018, 11 a.m.

Typhoon Mangkhut has intensified Wednesday morning and is forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility in the afternoon, PAGASA said in its 11 a.m. bulletin.

As of 8 a.m., Mangkhut's eye was located at 1,190 kilometers east northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

It had maximum sustained winds of 205 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 255 kph.

Mangkhut was moving westward at 20 kph.

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