July 13th, 2010
09:11 AM ET

Typhoon bears down on the Philippines

A typhoon in the Philippines is on track to make landfall Tuesday evening and has already stranded passengers in a port city, government officials said.

Tuesday afternoon, officials reported that the center of Typhoon Conson was estimated to have reached maximum sustained winds of 120 kph (75 mph) near the center and gusts of up to 150 kph (93 mph).

The storm is expected to move toward Isabela, Aurora, Quirino, Polillo Island, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes. The rest of Northern and Central Luzon will have rains and gusty winds.

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