Due to the uncertainty of Typhoon BisingPH’s path in the next 48 hours, PAGASA says more areas may be placed under Signal No. 2
Typhoon Bising further weakens as it continues to move slowly northward, state weather bureau PAGASA says.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 20)— Typhoon Bising further weakened as it continues to move slowly northward, state weather bureau PAGASA said.In its 5 a.m. bulletin, PAGASA said Bising was last located 505 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon, with maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 215 kph.
It is moving northward slowly and is projected to continue this path until Wednesday evening or Thursday early morning. Bising is then expected to move northeastward from the landmass of Luzon on Thursday then head east, northeast on Friday until Saturday.
The typhoon is seen to gradually weaken and may be classified as a severe tropical storm by Saturday evening or Sunday early morning.Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2 (on a 1 to 5 scale for wind impact) remains hoisted over Catanduanes, the eastern portion of Camarines Sur, and the northeastern portion of Albay. These areas may experience winds greater than 61 kph and up to 120 kph in at least 24 hours. headtopics.com
PAGASA added that due to the uncertainty of Bising’s path in the next 48 hours, more areas may be placed under Signal No. 2.Meanwhile, Signal No. 1 is up in Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Isabela, Quirino, Apayao, the eastern portion of Kalinga, the extreme eastern portion of Mountain Province, the extreme eastern portion of Ifugao, the northern portion of Aurora, the eastern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands, Camarines Norte, the rest of Camarines Sur, the rest of Albay, Sorsogon, and the northern portion of Masbate including Burias andTicao Islands, Northern Samar, the northern portion of Samar, and the northern portion of Eastern Samar.
Winds ranging from 30 to 60 kph as well as intermittent rains may be expected in at least 36 hours in said areas.On Tuesday, PAGASA said heavy to intense rains will be also experienced over Catanduanes, while moderate to heavy rains will be felt inthe eastern portion of Camarines Sur and Rapu-Rapu Islands. It also warned of possible flooding and rain-induced landslides in these areas, especially those at high risk.Read more: CNN Philippines »
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Storm signal no.2 lifted as Typhoon Bising slows down: PAGASAThe state weather bureau on Wednesday morning lifted storm signal number 2 in parts of the country as Typhoon Bising slowed down while approaching northern Luzon landmass.
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3 areas remain under signal no. 1 as 'Bising' slows down furtherOnly three areas are under storm signal number 1 as Typhoon Bising slowed down further Wednesday.
Some Luzon areas remain under Signal No. 1 as 'Bising' maintains strengthBising is forecast to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility Sunday morning. The typhoon left at least three people dead in its wake, according to disaster officials.
Bising moving away from Luzon; Batanes, parts of Cagayan and Isabela still under Signal No. 1Bising is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility Saturday night or Sunday early morning, PAGASA said Wednesday.
Only Batanes, part of Cagayan under Signal No. 1 as Typhoon Bising moves awayWeatherAlert: Typhoon Bising (Surigae) is moving north northeast, away from land, at a slow pace of 10 km/h on Thursday, April 22. BisingPH