MANILA -- A total of 14 domestic flights were cancelled, while four others were diverted to Clark International Airport on Friday afternoon due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) reported.
The cancelled flights were Cebu Pacific (5J) 379/380 Manila-Cagayan de Oro-Manila, (5J) 506/507 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila, (5J) 327/328 Manila-Legazpi-Manila, (5J) 789/790 Manila-Butuan-Manila, (5J) 375/376 Manila-Roxas-Manila, (5J) 655/656 Manila-Tacloban-Manila; and SkyJet (M8) 911/912 Manila-San Vicente-Manila.
Those that were diverted to Clark were China Southern (CZ) 3091 Canton-Manila, Cebu Pacific (5J) 772 Pagadian-Manila, (5J) 562 Cebu-Manila, and (5J) 896 Caticlan-Manila.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) earlier forecast the southwest monsoon to cause scattered rain showers over Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.
The regions of Bicol, the Visayas, Caraga, and Northern Mindanao will also experience scattered rain showers due to the trough of a low pressure area, it added. (PNA)
Source: Philippines News Agency