Typhoon Kammuri (local name Tisoy) made landfall over Sorsogon
at 11:00 p.m. on December 2 and continues to maintain strength while moving
westward at 20 kph, with maximum sustained winds of 155 kph near the center and
gusts up to 235 kph. Residents in the affected storm path may experience
strong winds and heavy rains, with possible flooding, landslides, and dangerous
The Ninoy Aquino
International Airport (NAIA) will be closed on Tuesday, December 3 from 11:00
a.m. to 11:00 p.m. as a safety precaution. Manila International Airport
Authority (MIAA) officials said the resumption of operations may be earlier or
later than 11:00 p.m. depending on the strength of the typhoon.
Avoid travel to typhoon affected areas until the storm has
departed the Philippines.
Monitor local media for updates.
Notify friends and family of your safety.
Review your personal security plans.
Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government
Seek secure shelter in heavy wind and rain.
Monitor the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical
Services Administration website at http://bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/.
Check with airline carriers for flight information.
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