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Philippines Prepares for Powerful, Slow-Moving Typhoon

One day before a powerful typhoon is expected to touch land in the central Philippines, tens of thousands of residents vacated coastal areas. The typhoon is on track to make landfall late night Saturday, and has slowed its advance in the last 24 hours. The storm has sustained winds of 215 kilometers per hour and gusts reaching 250. The state weather bureau said typhoon Hagupit is making its way to the eastern edge of the Philippines at 13 kilometers an hour. That is about a third of the...

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