The Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport was closed today as Typhoon Tisoy passed over the country's central regions.

United Airlines and Philippine Airlines flights to and from Manila were canceled. Travelers should call their respective carriers for details on rescheduled flights.

According to a Philippine government weather service website, at 8 a.m. local time the storm had maximum sustained winds of 155 kilometers per hour, or 96 miles per hour near the center. Gusts were estimated at 235 kph, or 146 miles per hour.