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Typhoon Ompong weakens after hitting Cagayan

CEBU, Philippines — Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) weakened after it slammed into Baggao town in Cagayan province Saturday.

In its 8 a.m. bulletin, state weather bureau PAGASA said that the maximum sustained winds of “Ompong” decreased to 185 kilometers per hour near the center from the previous 200 kilometers per hour. Continue reading “Typhoon Ompong weakens after hitting Cagayan”