Filipino typhoon closes down the airport and disrupting the big tournament

Manila's international airport is closed and over 200,000 are evacuated in the eastern parts of the state. In the Philippines, the authorities have started t

Filipino typhoon closes down the airport and disrupting the big tournament

Manila's international airport is closed and over 200,000 are evacuated in the eastern parts of the state.

In the Philippines, the authorities have started to close Manila's international airport after typhoon Kammuri is disabled over ørigets eastern shores.

- Our assessment is that it will be closed from at 11 o'clock in the morning at 11 o'clock in the morning and evening - the 3. december, says Ed Monreal, who is in charge of the authorities at Manila's airport.

Over 212.000 people are evacuated, schools are closed, and in some places, people are stranded, because the sailing has been set in the rough sea.

Typhoon-hit philippine territory for the first time on Saturday. At least one person has been killed by the storm in the region of Bicol.

In the Bicol region has 70,000 people on Monday abandoned their homes.

This year's southeast asian games, Southeast Asian Games, being held in the Philippines until the 11. december.

the Organizers of the tournament have cancelled a udendørsbegivenhed as windsurfing. Also other sports are in danger of being canceled or postponed.

Ramon Suzara, who leads the games committee, says that the duration of the Southeast Asian Games will not be extended.

- With basketball and volleyball, we have before in connection with the bad weather to continue the tournament, but made it without the spectators, he says.

the Games will take place in the cities of Clark, Manila and Subic.

It is especially the amount of rain that follows the typhoon, which occupies the authorities. It can cause flooding and mudslides.

a total Of 8750 athletes participating in the Southeast Asian Games. In addition helps over 12,000 volunteers, in the 30. and so far biggest edition of the games.

the Philippines is Monday's number one on the provisional medaljeliste with over 50 pieces. Vietnam and Thailand are respectively the number two and three.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 18:00

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