Typhoon NOCK-TEN is major risk for Philippines

Typhoon NOCK-TEN has gained strength and is now classified as a super typhoon with sustained winds of 240 kilometers per hour (149 mph) and gusts at 295 kilometers per hour (185 mph). The storm is expected to reach the central areas of the Philippines in the next 12 to 24 hours. Storm warnings have been issued for Sorsogon, Daet, Manila, San Jose, Oras, Mamburao and Santiago.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers in the path of this storm should be cautious and consult local meteorological and emergency reports. Travellers should avoid travelling in affected areas since essential services, including transportation, may be disrupted.