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‘Basyang’ slightly weakens but more areas placed under storm signals

/ 12:07 AM February 01, 2014

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of January 31, 2014, 6:01 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

MANILA, Philippines—More areas were placed under storm signals even as Tropical Storm “Basyang” (international name Kajiki) slightly weakened late Friday.

“Basyang” now packed maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to kph. It moved faster at 39 kph westward, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

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The storm made its first landfall over Siargao Island at 6p.m. It made five landfalls and was last spotted over Ubay, Bohol as it approached Cebu.

Storm signals were placed in the following areas:

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Signal No. 2 (winds with 60-100 kph)

Northern Palawan

Calamian Group of Islands

Aklan

Antique

Capiz

Iloilo

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Guimaras

Negros Oriental

Negros Occidental

Siquijor

Cebu

Camotes Island

Bohol

Leyte

Southern Leyte

Biliran Province

Samar

Eastern Samar Camiguin

Dinagat Province

Surigao del Norte

Siargao Is.

Northern Part of Surigao del Sur

Northern Part of Agusan del Norte

Signal No. 1

Rest of Palawan

Occidental Mindoro

Oriental Mindoro

Romblon

Masbate

Ticao Island Northern Samar Misamis Oriental

Misamis Occidental

rest of Agusan del Norte

rest of Surigao del Sur

Agusan del Sur

Northern part of Bukidnon

Residents in areas under storm signals were alerted against possible flash floods and landslides. Those living in coastal areas under storm Signal No. 2 were alerted of storm surges.

Basyang was forecast to exit the Philippine area of responsibility on Sunday morning.

As with previous updates on Basyang, fishing boats and other small seacraft are still advised not to venture out into the eastern seaboard of Central Luzon and the eastern and southern seaboards of Southern Luzon due to the surge of northeast monsoon.

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