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Guam: Stay indoors for the all clear on Typhoon Mangkhut

Guam: Stay indoors for the all clear on Typhoon Mangkhut

Currently, it’s 4 am Tuesday morning in the US Territory of Guam. Locals and tourists are mostly safe in hotels, homes, and shelters as Typhoon Mangkhut swirled away from the Marianas leaving a path of toppled trees, downed power lines and scattered debris. Guam resident and visitors were advised to stay indoors and wait for officials to give the all-clear.

As  Tuesday morning the storm was moving away from the islands, but gusty wind, , rain and hazardous seas remained.

According to local media: While some roads were relatively clear, a large tree blocked northbound lanes of Route 4 heading into Hagåtña. On Nimitz Hill, downed trees obstructed both sides of Route 6. Traffic signals and street lights were out.

Heavy rainfall was expected to continue for much of the night, according to Landon Aydlett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Guam stated.

Damage assessments will be conducted by local and federal officials on Tuesday.










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