Thousands of residents will be evacuated from dangerous areas of the Philippines in connection with the approaching Typhoon “Kanmuri”.

Experts believe that the Typhoon may strike the coast Sunday night or Monday morning and will bring a heavy rainfall, squally wind gusts of which can reach 170 kilometres per hour.

Authorities in connection with the Typhoon are considering cancellation or postponement of Games in Southeast Asia, which should take place in the Philippines 30 November-11 December.