Bising slightly weakens as it continues moving north over Luzon waters
MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Bising slightly weakened on Monday night, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
According to the latest data from Pagasa, Bising was last located 500 kilometers east of Infanta in Quezon Province. It was packing maximum sustained winds of 185 kph near the center with a gustiness of up to 230 kph.
It was moving north at 10 kph.
Bising was seen to continue its northward or take on a north northwest track, which means that it would be around 370 kmeast of Casiguran, Aurora by Tuesday night. On Wednesday morning it would be around 315 km east of Aparri, Cagayan.
It would start curving back to the Pacific Ocean after that. By Thursday night it would be 350 km east of Basco Batanes, and on Friday it would be 740 km east northeast of Basco.
As of this writing, the following areas were still under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2:
eastern portion of Camarines Sur (Sagnay, San Jose, Lagonoy, Garchitorena, Presentacion, Caramoan)
eastern portion of Albay (Tiwi, Malinao, Tabaco City, Malilipot, Bacacay, Rapu-Rapu, Santo Domingo, Legazpi City, Manito)
northeastern portion of Sorsogon (Sorsogon City, Gubat, Barcelona, Prieto Diaz)
extreme northwestern and eastern portions of Northern Samar (San Roque, Biri, Pambujan, Catubig, Laoang, Gamay, Lapinig, Palapag, Mapanas)
Pagasa said that areas under Signal No. 2 may feel winds of 61 kph to 120 kph in the next 24 hours.
Other parts of the country are under a Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1:
Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
eastern portion of Kalinga (Pinukpuk, Rizal, Tabuk City)
extreme eastern portion of Mountain Province (Paracelis)
extreme eastern portion of Ifugao (Alfonso Lista)
northern portion of Aurora (Baler, Dipaculao, Dinalungan, Casiguran, Dilasag)
eastern portion of Quezon (Calauag, Guinayangan, Tagkawayan, Buenavista, San Narciso, San Andres) including Polillo Islands
the rest of Camarines Sur
the rest of Albay
the rest of Sorsogon and Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands
the rest of Northern Samar
northern portion of Leyte (Tabango, San Isidro, Calubian, Leyte, Capoocan, Carigara, Jaro, Pastrana, Palo, Barugo, Tunga, Alangalang, Santa Fe, Tacloban City, San Miguel, Babatngon, Dagami, Tabontabon, Tolosa, Tanauan)
Pagasa SAID no boats or sea crafts are allowed to set sail in areas under a tropical cyclone wind signal and a gale warning, which stretches from Ilocos Region’s waters to Cagayan Valley, down to Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas’ waters, Central Visayas’ northern and eastern inland seas, and Caraga’s northern seaboards.
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