Typhoon Hagibis Moves Over Northern Mariana Islands
Updated 10/9/19: The Weather Channel published a report offering the latest forecast information for Typhoon Hagibis, which passed over the Northern Mariana Islands on October 8, 2019.
Super Typhoon Hagibis Churning in the Western Pacific Ocean; Could Strike Japan, Including Tokyo, This Weekend (full report)
Updated 10/8/19: FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for areas in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands affected by Typhoon Hagibis beginning on October 7, 2019 and continuing.
NOTE: This has not yet been declared a FEMA Major Disaster.
October 8, 2019
Source: Time (Associated Press)
(SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands) — President Donald Trump is declaring an emergency for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and ordering the U.S. government to help local authorities respond to a typhoon.
The Pacific Daily News reports the eye of Typhoon Hagibis passed over Anatahan Island, about 80 miles (130 miles) north of Saipan, early Tuesday.
The National Weather Service says a typhoon warning is in effect for Saipan and Tinian islands. The agency cancelled a tropical storm warning for Guam, which is further to the south. The newspaper reports 140 residents on Guam used emergency shelters.
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