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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
MANILA (2nd update, 2 p.m.) -- Cebu Pacific Air cancelled Tuesday 12 of its flights due to Tropical Depression Ramon, which continues to move closer and increases its threat to Eastern Visayas and northeastern Mindanao.
According to Cebu Pacific's Twitter account, cancelled flights as of 12 p.m. include:
* 5J 875 Cebu-Surigao
* 5J 876 Surigao-Cebu
* 5J 787 Manila-Butuan
* 5J 788 Butuan-Manila
* 5J 785 Manila-Butuan
* 5J 786 Butuan-Manila
* 5J 711 Manila-Catarman
* 5J 712 Catarman-Manila
* 5J 767 Manila-Surigao
* 5J 768 Surigao-Manila
* 5J 205 Cebu-Cagayan de Oro
* 5J 206 Cagayan de Oro-Cebu
Cebu Pacific said affected passengers will be accommodated on the next available flights.
Passengers can also re-book their flights within 30 days of cancellation or store it in a travel fund without penalties.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) spotted "Ramon" at 210 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur, as of 12 p.m. Tuesday.
Storm signal number one was hoisted over Eastern Samar, Western Samar, Leyte provinces, Bohol, Biliran, Camotes Island, northern Cebu, northern Negros, Capiz, Masbate, Ticao Island, Surigao del Norte, Siargao island, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Island, and Camiguin Island.
Science and Technology undersecretary Graciano Yumul said “Ramon” is expected to intensify and will soon be classified as a tropical storm. (Sunnex)