Typhoon Mangkhut puts 5 Million+ at risk in Philippines

Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines (CNN)
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TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP Typhoon Mangkhut has retained its ferocious strength and shifted slightly toward more densely populated coastal provinces as it barrels closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation is underway.

More than 5 million people are at risk from the storm, which the Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center categorizes as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane.