Los Angeles Fire Department urged residents not to wait when asked to leave.
The prime minister drives to Pantai Tengah for first-hand look at havoc wreaked by Friday's storm and strong winds.
The wildfires have already claimed at least 76 lives and the number of people missing jumped on Saturday to 1,276.
Six Italian regions remain on high alert for storms.
Some houses in the worst-affected areas were destroyed by the earthquake.
The new toll announced by the national disaster agency was almost double the previous figure.
An additional 540 people were injured and 29 were missing.
More than 2.4 million people have been relocated and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port.
Mangkhut was still punching powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a Category 4 Atlantic hurricane when it hit the Philippines.
The number of days marked by potentially destructive ocean heatwaves has doubled in 35 years and will multiply another five-fold at current rates of climate change
The PKR vice-president says as an educated person, Shahrir should not come up with the assumption that Pakatan Harapan intends to destroy Malay institutions.
Kenna estimated around 40 percent of houses in the capital had suffered some damage, many with roofs blown off.