Category 1 Mitag has clipped the Philippines and is heading north towards Taiwan

As of Monday morning GMT Typhoon Mitag was passing over the northern Philippines close to Laoag. It is expected to remain a category 1 storm with windspeeds of up to 95mph. According to Tropical Storm Risk the typhoon will now take a path north towards Taiwan, although it will then veer eastwards and is currently not expected to make landfall.