'Sendong' forces cancellation of 14 flights

Posted at 12/17/11 3:52 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Bad weather caused by tropical storm “Sendong” forced the cancellation of 14 domestic flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Saturday.

The affected flights are the following:

PR291 Mnl – Dumaguete
PR292 Dumaguete – Mnl
5J781 Mnl – Ozamis
5J782 Ozamis – Mnl
5J625 Mnl – Dumaguete
5J626 Dumaguete – Mnl
5J711 Mnl – Catarman
5J712 Catarman –Mnl
2P029 Mnl – Catarman
2P030 Catarman – Mnl
Z2340 Mnl – Cagayan0330
Z2341 Cagayan – Mnl
Z2230 MNL – Virac
Z2231 Virac – MNL

Weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sendong has slightly weakened as it moves towards Palawan.

The storm is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Sunday evening.