Guam Hit With Massive 140MPH Typhoon Winds, 98% Of Island Without Power

Powerful Typhoon Mawar has made its closest approach to the U.S. island territory of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean, with winds of 140 mph that have knocked out power and communications across the island.

Strong winds and torrential rain has been reported across the island, and the typhoon’s effects have been widespread.

According to the Guam Power Authority, about 51,000 power outages have been reported, meaning 98% of the island is now without power.