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Super typhoon Chanthu threatens Philippines, Taiwan


  • A super typhoon that rapidly formed in just 48 hours is threatening both the Philippines and Taiwan with destructive winds and torrential rains over the coming days.
  • The typhoon named “Chanthu” was about 580 kilometres southeast of Taiwan’s southernmost tip on 9 Sep, packing gusts of up to 234 kilometres an hour, according to Taiwan’s central weather bureau.
  • The Philippine state weather agency said the typhoon was expected to graze the northeastern tip of the country.