All storm signals associated with Super Typhoon OMPONG (international name Typhoon Mangkhut) has been lifted and good weather is forecasted to prevail all over the Cagayan Valley Region.
Cagayan River and its tributaries are still swollen due to the effect of rains while local government units are still establishing the damages brought by the effects of the typhoon in all tourists destinations in the region.
The Pan-Philippine Highway Asian Highway 26 which provides access to Metro Manila and the Ilocos – Cagayan Inter-provincial road which provides access to Region 1 (Ilocos-Pangasinan) are now open to traffic.
For alternative modes of travel, Cauayan City provides air travel to and from the valley in the meantime while Tuguegarao City Domestic Airport is still closed to air traffic. Basco Airport in the Province of Batanes reported no damages and flights have now resumed.
While it is safe to travel by land to the region, visitors are advised to exercise caution as post disaster activities are still taking place in all the provinces of the valley, particularly Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.
This is the final travel advisory associated with Super Typhoon Ompong.
DOT Cagayan Valley and Northern Philippine Islands