WEATHER UPDATE: Severe Weather Bulletin | 5:00AM, February 13, 2018


At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 175 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.1 °N, 127.9 °E)

Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph

Forecast to move West Northwest at 25 kph

Signal number 1:

• Palawan including Calamian Group of Islands and southern section of Masbate

• Aklan, Capiz, Antique, Iloilo, Guimaras, rest of Negros Occidental, rest of Cebu, Leyte, Biliran, Samar, and Eastern Samar

• Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, rest of Bukidnon, North Cotabato, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, and Davao Oriental


Signal number 2:

• Bohol, Southern Cebu, Siquijor, Negros Oriental, southern Negros Occidental, and Southern Leyte

• Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, and northern section of Bukidnon

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 8 AM today. – RCSG / DOST PAG-ASA

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