Flights canceled on Christmas Eve
MANILA, Philippines – Bad news for those flying out to celebrate Christmas with their families in their hometown provinces: Some flights were canceled on Christmas Eve due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said on its official Twitter account.
Among the canceled flights are:
-Virac 5J 821 5J 822
The flights were canceled amid heavy rains pounding the country on Christmas Eve due to the diffused tail-end of a cold front.
The state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Wednesday also issued a yellow rainfall warning in Metro Manila and nearby provinces Rizal, Laguna, Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, Bulacan, and Bataan.
A yellow rainfall alert means 7.5-15 mm amount of rain in an hour which is expected to go on in the next two hours. Flooding is also expected in low-lying areas.
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