Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was hoisted over Bohol on Monday night as Typhoon Tisoy further intensified and continued its westward movement.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in its 8 p.m bulletin said that Tisoy was expected to make landfall over Sorsogon in the next three hours.
According to PAGASA, Tisoy, based on all available data including the Virac Doppler Radar, was last spotted 90 km east of Juban, Sorsogon.
It has maximum sustained winds of up to 165 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 230 km/h, up from 155 km/h and 190 km/h, respectively, in the afternoon.
Tisoy also sped up to 20 km/h from 15 km/h as it continued to travel westward.
The typhoon is expected to be in the vicinity of Abra De Ilog on Tuesday afternoon and 345 km West of Iba, Zambales on Wednesday afternoon.
It is not forecast to directly hit Bohol.
Sea trips are automatically cancelled while a storm signal is raised over a locality.
In its extended weather outlook, PAGASA said that coastal waters off Bohol are forecast to be “rough-very rough” from Monday to Tuesday.
Cloudy skies with scattered light to moderate rains, thunderstorms and gusty winds are to be expected in the province on Tuesday.
The following are the other localities placed under storm signals:
TCWS #3 (121-170 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 18 hours)
Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Masbate including Ticao and Burias Islands, Romblon, and southern portion of Quezon (Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Mauban, Sampaloc, Lucban, Tayabas, Pagbilao, Lucena, Sariaya, Candelaria, Dolores, Tiaong, San Antonio, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Plaridel, Unisan, Pitogo, Gumaca, Lopez, Macalelon, General Luna, Calauag, Guinayangan, Tagkawayan, Buenavista, Mulanay, San Narciso, San Francisco, San Andres), Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, southern portion of Batangas (San Juan, Padre Garcia, Ibaan, Batangas City, Rosario, Taysan, Lobo), Northern Samar, northern portion of Eastern Samar (Can-avid, Dolores, Maslog, Oras, Arteche, Jipapad, San Policarpio), and northern portion of Samar (Catbalogan, Jiabong, Motiong, Paranas, San Jose de Buan, San Jorge, Pagsanghan, Tarangnan, Sta. Margarita, Gandara, Matuguinao, Calbayog, Tagapul-an, Almagro, Sto. Niño)
TCWS #2 (61-120 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 24 hours)
Metro Manila, Bulacan, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, southern Aurora (Dipaculao, Maria Aurora, Baler, San Luis, Dingalan), Cavite, rest of Batangas, Laguna, Rizal, rest of Quezon including Polillo Islands, Occidental Mindoro, Calamian Islands, Zambales, Cuyo Islands, Pangasinan Rest of Eastern Samar, rest of Samar, Biliran, Aklan, Capiz, Antique, Iloilo, northern portion of Negros Occidental ( Talisay, Calatrava, Silay, Enrique B. Magalona, Victorias, Manapla, Cadiz, Sagay, Escalante, Toboso, Bacolod, Murcia, Salvador Benedicto, San Carlos, Bago, Pulupandan, Valladolid, La Carlota, San Enrique, Pontevedra, La Castellana, Moises Padilla), Northern Cebu (Daanbantayan, Bantayan, Madridejos, Santa Fe, Medellin, Bogo City, San Remigio, Tabogon, Tabuelan, Tuburan, Carmen Borbon, Sogod, Catmon, Asturias, and Camotes Islands), northern portion of Leyte ( Baybay, Mahaplag, Abuyog, Javier, Macarthur, Mayorga, La Paz, Dulag, Albuera, barauen, Julita, Tolosa, Tanauan, Tabontabon, Dagami, Pastrana, Palo, Sta. Fe, Tacloban, Alangalang, Jaro, Babatngon, San Miguel, Barugo, Tunga, Carigara, Capoocan, Leyte, Calubian, San Isidro, Tabango, Villaba, Kananga, Matag-ob, Palompon, Isabel, Merida, Ormoc), and Guimaras
TCWS #1 (30-60 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 36 hours)
Southern Isabela (Palanan, Dinapigue, San Mariano, San Guillermo, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Reina Mercedes, Luna, Aurora, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Cauayan City, Alicia, Angadanan, Ramon, San Isidro, Echague, Cordon, Santiago City, Jones and San Agustin), Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Quirino, rest of Aurora, northern portion of Palawan (Taytay, Araceli, Dumaran, San Vicente, Roxas) Rest of Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Bohol, Siquijor, rest of Cebu, rest Leyte, and Southern Leyte Dinagat Islands and Siargao Island