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Weather Alert: Manila (Philippines), Typhoon Mangkhut Enters on Wednesday Afternoon

East Asia & Pacific > Philippines

Location:  Northern Luzon and parts of Central and Southern Luzon

Event:  Typhoon Mangkhut (local name Ompong) has further intensified and is predicted to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon.  Heavy rains and strong winds are possible over Northern Luzon and parts of Central and Southern Luzon.  Surrounding seas are expected to be rough.  Rains are expected to be heavier than usual over Palawan, Mindoro, and Western Visayas on Friday and Saturday.

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U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines

State Department - Consular Affairs

  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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