WATCH: Typhoon Ompong's landfall in Cagayan


Posted at Sep 15 2018 04:56 AM | Updated as of Sep 15 2018 06:07 AM

Japan's Himawari-8 satellite captured Typhoon Ompong's landfall in Cagayan province early Saturday morning.

The tropical cyclone slammed into Baggao town in Cagayan at around 1:40 a.m., according to state weather bureau PAGASA.

Ompong, which was moving west-northwest at 35 kilometers per hour, was packing maximum sustained winds of 205 kilometers per hour and gusts reaching 285 kph.