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Date Published:

12:01 PM February 13, 2018

Date Updated:

4:40 PM February 13, 2018

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PAGASA Releases Update on Typhoon Basyang

TYPHOON BASYANG – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has released an update about tropical storm ‘Basyang’.

Currently, several areas in the Philippines are experiencing a rainy weather due to typhoon ‘Basyang’. Cl(–foul word(s) removed–) were even suspended in some parts of the country as the tropical cyclone warning signal rose to number 2.

Based on a report in CNN Philippines, the PAGASA has recently released an update about tropical storm Basyang.

Reportedly, it is stated in the 8:00 am bulletin of PAGASA that the storm was spotted 80 kilometers northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 7:00 o’clock in the morning today. It has made its landfall on Cortes, Surigao del Sur.

Typhoon Basyang

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According to the report, typhoon Basyang is taking a northwest movement at 25 kilometers per hour. The tropical storm maintained its strength with maximum winds of 65 kph up to 80 kph.

The Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 is up over several areas in Mindanao and Visayas:


  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Camiguin
  • Dinagat Island
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Bukidnon (Northern Areas)
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Surigao del Sur


  • Negros Oriental
  • Southern Negros Occidental
  • Bohol
  • Southern Leyte
  • Southern Cebu
  • Siquijor

Meanwhile, here are the areas with Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.1 according to the report:


  • Aklan
  • Antique
  • Biliran
  • Capiz
  • Eastern Samar
  • Guimaras
  • Iloilo
  • Leyte
  • Rest of Cebu
  • Rest of Negros Occidental
  • Samar


  • Compostela Valley
  • Davao del Norte
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Lanao del Sur
  • Misamis Occidental
  • North Cotabato
  • Northern section of Davao Oriental
  • Northern section of Zamboanga del Norte
  • Northern section of Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Rest of Bukidnon
  • Zamboanga del Sur


  • Palawan including Calamian Group of Islands
  • Southern Masbate
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