4 flights cancelled due to 'Butchoy'


Posted at Jun 16 2012 05:55 PM | Updated as of Jun 18 2012 05:12 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Four domestic flights were cancelled on Saturday to bad weather caused by typhoon “Butchoy.”

Manila International Airport Authority public affairs department officer-in-charge Connie Bungag said the following flights have been cancelled:

Cebu Pacific
5J 531 - Manila-Busuanga
5J 532 - Busuanga-Manila

Air Philippines
2P033 - Manila-Busuanga
2P034 - Busuanga-Manila.

The typhoon is moving north northwest at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour (kph).

It was last spotted 490 kilometers east northeast of Virac, Catanduanes with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph. -- Report from Henry Atuelan, dzMM