Typhoon Mangkhut heads for south China as dozens killed in Philippines

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Almost half a million flee cities in Guangdong after dozens are killed in the Philippines.

Typhoon Mangkhut has hit the southern coast of China, after leaving at least 59 dead in the Philippines amid landslides and flooding.

The storm battered the heavily populated Guangdong region on Sunday afternoon with 100mph (160km/h) winds, after skirting 62 miles from Hong Kong. High winds smashed windows in the city, tearing off parts of buildings and roofs, while storm surges flooded hotels and restaurants. More than 100 people were injured.

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