WATCH: Cagayan after Ompong's landfall


Posted at Sep 15 2018 10:16 AM

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Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan around 1:40 a.m. Saturday, state weather bureau PAGASA said.

Television and radio news coverage and footage posted on social media showed trees hit by strong winds and bursts of rain lashing down on roads where tree branches and road signs had fallen.

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In its latest advisory, PAGASA said Ompong has slightly weakened as it continues to move towards Ilocos Norte.

Currently packing 185 kilometers per hour (kph) winds and gusts of up to 305 kph, it headed west at a speed of 30 kph towards Ilocos Norte.

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