Tropical Storm Signal Number 1 has been raised over the entire province of Bohol as Tropical Storm “Basyang” continued to head towards eastern Mindanao, state weather bureau PAGASA said early Monday.
Based on PAGASA’s forecast track issued 8:30 a.m., Basyang is projected to be directly over Bohol Tuesday night or early Wednesday.
PAGASA said that Basyang is expected to make landfall over Caraga Region tomorrow morning.
It was last spotted 645 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.
According to PAGASA, light to moderate rains are expected to prevail over Anda, Candijay, Guindulman, Mabini and Duero Monday morning.
“Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Northern Luzon, eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon, Eastern Visayas, and areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal,” PAGASA said.
As standard procedure, the Philippine Coast Guard suspends sea travel in areas placed under storm signal number 1.
Meanwhile, Storm Signal Number 2 was hoisted over Surigao del Sur.
Storm Signal Number was also raised 1 in other areas including Southern Leyte, Cebu, Siquijor Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Lanao del Norte.