‘Odette’ cancels flights between Manila, Tuguegarao


THE Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila flights of PAL Express (2P) and Cebu Pacific (5J) were cancelled Thursday due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority said.

The cancelled flights were 2P 2014/2015, 5J 504/505 and 5J 506/507.

The cancellation came amid reports by the weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) that tropical depresssion ‘Odette’ is moving closer to Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. The tropical depression was last eyed 540 kilometers east of the city.

PAGASA also said ‘Odette’ has slightly intensified, with a maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph as it heads westward over the Philippine Sea. Ma. Cristina Arayata/PNA