|Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)|
|Super Typhoon Mitag with winds up to 213 mph making landfall over Baguio.|
|Formed||August 9, 2020|
|Dissipated||September 2, 2020|
|Highest winds|| 10-minute sustained:|
345 km/h (215 mph)
380 km/h (235 mph)
465 km/h (290 mph)
|Lowest pressure||840 hPa (mbar)|
|Fatalities||90,000 confirmed, 500,000 missing|
|Damage||$890 billion (2016 USD)|
|Areas affected||Palau • Guam • Philippines • Taiwan • Japan|
|Part of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season|
Super Typhoon Mitag (also known as Super Typhoon Jonalyn in the Philippines, sometimes known as Super Typhoon Jona) was an extremely catastrophic typhoon that struck the Philippines and Taiwan.
The name Mitag was submitted to the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee by Micronesia for use from January 1, 2000 and either means "My Eyes" or is the name of a Yap woman. The PAGASA name of this typhoon, Jonalyn, refers to Filipino singer Jonalyn "Jona" Viray.
Due to the severe damage caused by the typhoon, the name Mitag was retired at the Ninth Joint Session of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee and WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones during 2021. The name Liduduhniap was chosen to replace Mitag. PAGASA announced that the name Jonalyn will be retired from their naming lists. PAGASA chose the name Janella to replace Jonalyn on their naming lists.